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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1321189



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Charfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1960

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 34623

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2/2 CHURCH OF ST JAMES 30.3.60 G.V. I

Church, now redundant. C13; remodelled C15 and repaired l970's. West tower; nave; south aisle; north porch; chancel. Coursed, squared rubble; Cotswold stone slate roofs. West tower: 4 stages with a pitched roof; diagonal buttresses with off-sets; 2-light opening with trefoil head to the bell chamber; embattled parapet. Nave: two 3-light windows, cusped heads to tracery, under hood mould. North porch: pierced parapet with cusped quatrefoils; central image niche supported on angels; C17 studded plank door with fleur-de-lys ends, moulded doorcase. Chancel: two 3-light windows, cusped heads under square hood moulds; 3-light east window with 4-centred head; blocked priest's door. South aisle: three 3-light windows with cusped heads and under hood moulds; panelled south door. Interior. C15 north door of 4 panels with reticulated tracery and fleurons. 3 bay arcade of octagonal piers and capitals. Arch-braced roofs to nave and aisle; embattled wall plate; cusped arch-braces to five principal trusses which rest on corbels. Squint with rood stairs built over. Chancel: much restored; panelled soffit to chancel arch; restored trefoil headed piscina and remains of decorative heads to image niches on east wall. Monuments: C17, Renaissance, columns, entablature and heavily moulded cornice; Daniels, died 1717, baroque, oval tablet between drapery, cornice and heraldry above; south aisle, Bennet died 1756, panel in aedicule, pediment and heraldry. Vested in the Redundant Churches Fund.

Listing NGR: ST7190091098

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National Grid Reference: ST 71900 91098


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