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Church of St James

A Grade II* Listed Building in Pulloxhill, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9925 / 51°59'33"N

Longitude: -0.4552 / 0°27'18"W

OS Eastings: 506162

OS Northings: 233800

OS Grid: TL061338

Mapcode National: GBR G3X.5Q5

Mapcode Global: VHFR1.255W

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 23 January 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38078

Location: Pulloxhill, Central Bedfordshire, MK45

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Pulloxhill

Built-Up Area: Pulloxhill

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Pulloxhill

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

PULLOXHILL

TL 0633 CHURCH ROAD

19/91 Church of St James
23.1.61

GV II*

Parish church. Chancel substantially medieval, elsewhere rebuilt 1845-6 by J.
T.Wing. Coursed ironstone rubble with ashlar dressings. Clay tile roofs with
stone coping to gables. Chancel, nave, W tower/porch. Chancel: C14 pointed-
arched 3-light E window. C15 pointed-arched 2-light window to N elevation. S
elevation has 2 Cl5 3-light 4-centred-arched windows, W one truncated by E
wall of nave, thereby appearing as single-light internally. Small S doorway.
Nave: 3 2-light pointed-arched windows to both N and S, in C14 style, with
variety of tracery. S elevation has small square-headed window to W end,
lighting vestry. W tower/porch: 3 stages, with embattled parapet and
diagonal buttresses. 2-light pointed-arched windows to bell-stage. W
elevation has pointed archway surmounted by rose window. N elevation has
square headed single-light to middle stage. Interior: monuments in chancel.
Brass to George Fitz d.1608 and wife Anne. Marble wall monument to Sir
William Briers d.1653 and his 2 wives Anne and Arabella, erected by latter,
with bust of Sir William in oval recess within ornate pedimented surround.
Brass to Dame Anne Briers d.1631. Floorslab to Dame Arabella Briers d.1662.
Chancel retains C15 3-bay crown-post roof. Wing's nave has decorative 5-bay
queen post roof with curved braces, wood gallery at W end and square font.


Listing NGR: TL0616233800

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