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Church of St James

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rodway, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.4836 / 51°29'0"N

Longitude: -2.4846 / 2°29'4"W

OS Eastings: 366448

OS Northings: 176177

OS Grid: ST664761

Mapcode National: GBR JW.KMR0

Mapcode Global: VH88H.WZC2

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 24 April 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1116192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 28809

Location: South Gloucestershire, BS16

County: South Gloucestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Rodway

Built-Up Area: Bristol

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Mangotsfield

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

Church of. St James
ST 67 NE 2/199 24.4.51.
Mediaeval Parish Church probably incorporating William de Putot's memorial
chapel of 1221-28. C13 with later mediaeval alterations and C19 rebuilding
and alterations. (James Foster of Bristol 1812, and Pope, Bindon and Clarke
1851). Built of pennant stone rubble with freestone dressings. Consists of
nave, chancel, north aisle, north chapel, vestry, south porch with tower over.
Three stage tower with embattled freestone parapet, pinnacles and octagonal
spire (raised 1851), square stair turret to north-east and diagonal buttresses
rising through one stage only. Below is C13 porch, inner doorway with deeply
undercut mouldings, detached shafts with waterholding bases, dog-tooth ornament
to capitals and trefoiled niche (restored) over the arch. Windows perpendicular
in style and mostly restored, some pointed and some square headed. West door
comparatively plain but with 2 flanking niches containing small shield-bearing
knights. Interior has nave arcade of 3 perpendicular arches. C15 font. C19
roof with angel corbels. Marble tablet to Edward Andrews, died 1758. In the
porch is a mediaeval wooden chest.

Listing NGR: ST6644876177

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

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