CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1350000
Date first listed:
30-Jul-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCH STREET

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

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Wychavon (District Authority)
Parish:
Harvington
National Grid Reference:
SP 05719 48827

Details

SP 0448 - SP 0548; 10/70

HARVINGTON CP, CHURCH STREET (east side)

Church of St James

30.07.59

GV

I

Parish church. C12, enlarged early C14 and restored 1855 by F Preedy. West tower, chancel, nave and north porch. West tower: C12, of three stages capped by copper clad broach spire of 1855. Belfry openings of two semicircular-headed lights, the shaft between with capital, and label above. Nave: C14 of three bays divided by buttresses, two windows of two ogee trefoiled lights under 2-centred heads; C19 gabled central porch of stone with 2-centred arch. Chancel: three bays divided by buttresses with diagonal corner buttresses. Windows are lancets with ogee trefoil heads. Priest's door in west bay. West window is C19 of three ogee trefoil lights under a 2-centred head.

INTERIOR: nave: wide tower arch of two chamfered orders to 2-centred head, traces of narrower C12 roof and wall lines on tower wall. Chancel arch C14 of two chamfered orders with 2-centred head; triangular headed piscina to south of it. Chancel has an ogee-trefoiled piscina to south of altar. Roofs: nave of four bays, C19 arch-braced collar trusses. Chancel roof, similar of three bays. Fittings: simple C12 font of tub shape. Wall tablet on west wall of chancel to Thomas Feriman, died 1619, framed by Doric columns.

(BoE, p 191; VCH, 3, pp 389-90; Gordon Barnes, Frederick Preedy, Evesham, 1989, p.37).

Listing NGR: SP0571648827

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
148673
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Worcester, (1913), 389-90
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968), 191

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 31 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15973/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Harnwell. Source Historic England Archive
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