CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1369190
Date first listed:
18-Jul-1963
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCH HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCH HILL

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

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
South Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Little Milton
National Grid Reference:
SP 61783 00743

Details

SP 6100 LITTLE MILTON CHURCH HILL (West side) 13/76 Church of St James 18/07/63 - II

Church. 1844, tower 1861. By John Hayward of Exeter. Coursed squared limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; concrete plain-tile roof. 4-bay aisleless nave with short chancel, west tower, south porch and vestry to north of chancel. Late C14 style. East and west windows are of 3 traceried lights, the rest of 2 except for a cinquefoil lancet in the chancel south wall. Bays are defined by buttresses and the windows have hood-moulds with carved heads, the east window with "I H S" on shields in panels beneath the lights. West tower of 3 unequal stages, the top stage with pairs of traceried 2-light openings having the central pier rising from gables over the clock faces; crenellated parapet with panelled bases for missing corner pinnacles over string-course with carved heads, foliage and winged gargoyles at angles. Interior: Chancel and tower arches have continuous mouldings; roofs are panelled, springing from carved corbels. The bowl of a medieval piscina is re-used in the chancel. Fittings are of oak and include an elaborate reredos of 1901 by Hems of Exeter. Glass in east window and 2 eastern nave windows is of 1854 by Willement; glass in west window and window to west of porch is of 1869 by Heaton, 8utler and Bayne. (V.C.H. Oxfordshire VII; Buildings of England, Oxfordshire, p.687)

Listing NGR: SP6178200744

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
246468
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 687
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1962)

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: 11 Aug 2003
Reference: IOE01/10318/32
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