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Latitude: 51.5274 / 51°31'38"N
Longitude: -0.7759 / 0°46'33"W
OS Eastings: 485016
OS Northings: 181658
OS Grid: SU850816
Mapcode National: GBR D6G.2NS
Mapcode Global: VHDWJ.HVPY
Entry Name: Church of St. James the Less
Listing Date: 22 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1117597
English Heritage Legacy ID: 40783
Location: Bisham, Windsor and Maidenhead, SL6
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Civil Parish: Bisham
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Burchetts Green
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU 88 SE BISHAM HENLEY ROAD
Church of St. James The Less
Small church. 1850-54 by R. C. Carpenter, vestry by Gareth Slater, added 1962 from
materials from a church at Braywood near Windsor, which was demolished in the same
year. Flint with stone dressings; steeply pitched tile roof, lower over chancel, with
crested ridge and coped gables. 4-bay nave, north aisle, south porch, one-bay chancel
with north aisle and vestry. Windows are mostly lancets. Nave, south front: 2-light
cusped window on left. Timber framed gabled porch with cusped bargeboard, arch braced
entrance, and 6, glazed, cusped sidelights on low wooden panels on either side; pair of
steel outer doors with pointed heads. Planked inner door with iron scroll-work in pointed
arch with chamfered jambs and hood-mould. 2 lancets to right of porch, and one offset
buttress. West end: gable on left to north aisle, with one lancet. Gable on right to
nave with 2 similar lancets but taller; cinquefoil window centrally over these. 2 buttresses.
Bellcote with bell in pointed, cusped, arched opening. North aisle: 3 lancets. Chancel: a
single lancet to north and south; 3-light curvilinear traceried east window, and similar
2-light window on north. Small link to vestry hasa2-light leaded cusped east window, and a
similar window to gabled vestry. Interior: Nave with curved queen strut roof, and 2
sets of butt purlins; aisle roof similar. 4-bay arcade to aisle. Delicate brass chandeliers,
those in the nave surmounted by a cross, the one in the chancel by a crown. Good
encaustic paintings in the chancel, on either side, with arcades of stylised trees and
B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.230.
Listing NGR: SU8501681658
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