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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Bossington, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.0768 / 51°4'36"N

Longitude: -1.5216 / 1°31'17"W

OS Eastings: 433607

OS Northings: 130933

OS Grid: SU336309

Mapcode National: GBR 748.D3H

Mapcode Global: FRA 76P8.R0L

Plus Code: 9C3W3FGH+P8

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 29 May 1957

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1093867

English Heritage Legacy ID: 140597

Location: Bossington, Test Valley, Hampshire, SO20

County: Hampshire

Civil Parish: Bossington

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Broughton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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SU 33 SW
4/47 Church of St.James
29/5/57 II
Parish church. 1839 possibly by John Davies. Coursed flint, stone dressings,
old stone tiled roof. Plan of small chancel and nave with NE vestry/transept
and S porch. E end of chancel has 3-light lancet windows, taller centre lancet.
String below with small lancet under. Clasping buttresses on corners and
kneelered gable with cross on top of roof. Lancet on sides. Gable wall to E
end of nave with gabled stone bellcote on. On S wall triple lancet window.
To W, S gabled porch with pointed 2 chamfered order arch and inside pointed
S door. To N vestry the size of chancel facing N with kneelered gable with
weathervane on, diagonal buttresses and 3-light pointed lancet window to N.
Pointed 2 order door to E. Strip pilaster on W wall and to W on nave wall.
W end has clasping buttresses, kneelered gable and 3-light lancet window with
tiny lancet in gable. Inside the chancel E window has nook shafts supporting
rear arches. Lancets to sides have continuous keel mouldings. 2 steps in
chancel with lower E floor of marble. Furnishings C19, except for C17 altar
table and stools. 2 chamfered order pointed chancel arch. Nave and vestry/
transept have nook shafts to rear arches. Roof has central raised base cruck
on corbels! Furnishings C19 good copies of medieval stalls and octagonal baluster
font. On floor to E 3 reset headstones; 1657 to Howard Kelsey; 1682 to John
Kelsey; 1682 to John Kelsey. Raised early C19 Gothic pew at W and 2 similar
in raised vestry/transept. High on W wall C18 Royal Coat of Arms.

Listing NGR: SU3276829675

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