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Church of St James

A Grade I Listed Building in Ashmansworth, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.3073 / 51°18'26"N

Longitude: -1.4122 / 1°24'43"W

OS Eastings: 441071

OS Northings: 156632

OS Grid: SU410566

Mapcode National: GBR 71H.XG1

Mapcode Global: VHC2F.GDSN

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 16 May 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1092445

English Heritage Legacy ID: 138324

Location: Ashmansworth, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG20

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Ashmansworth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Ashmansworth St James

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


16.5.66 Church of St James


C12, C14, C17, C18. Aisleless nave and chancel of the Norman period, with a south
porch and bell turret. The chancel has on the north side 2 old windows and on the
south one old and a recent lancet, a pillared piscina and the remains of mid C14 wall
paintings. The narrow chancel arch is round-headed and rests on abaci, with a
squint on each side and fragments of wall painting above (including the central part of
a Royal Coat of Arms). The nave windows, fragments of wall paintings and
3 consecration crosses, the low walling being boarded; at the west end are raised
galleries, with balusters and panelling, one marked for the Earl of Portsmouth (the
other being for the Rector). There is a tub font and a C18 panelled pulpit.
Externally, the walls are rendered, with some brick strengthening and abutments, the
west wall being of flint. The roofing is of tile, with a boarded bell turret at the
west end. The windows are small Norman lights in the chancel, and C19 in the nave
(with cusped lancets on the south side). The south porch is a gabled brick structure,
with a pointed arch, and 2 bricks are incised ROH and 1694.

Listing NGR: SU4085456384

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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