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Church of Saint James the Great

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fulbrook, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8154 / 51°48'55"N

Longitude: -1.6266 / 1°37'35"W

OS Eastings: 425837

OS Northings: 213034

OS Grid: SP258130

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.3LC

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.RMGQ

Entry Name: Church of Saint James the Great

Listing Date: 12 September 1955

Last Amended: 21 August 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199969

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253599

Location: Fulbrook, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Fulbrook

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Fulbrook

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP2513 (East side)
11/42 Church of Saint James the
12/09/55 Great
(Formerly listed as Church of
Saint James)

Church. C12; north aisle c.1200; C13 chancel remodelled, north transept and
south porch; restored 1892 when the nave probably re-roofed. Uncoursed stone
rubble; stone slate roof to chancel and to north aisle; roofs of nave and tower
not visible. 3-bay chancel, 4-bay nave and north aisle, 2-bay north transept and
west tower. South side: C19 plank double door to Romanesque round-arched doorway
with roll-moulding and billet hood. C13 stone open porch of 3 hallow-chamfered
orders on jamb shafts with bell capitals, the outer arch has quatrefoil-section
responds, bell capitals and a hollow-chamfered arch. Nave has irregular
fenestration of 2-light stone mullion windows with hood moulds, except for
2-light Plate-tracery window to right. 2-light stone mullion windows to left and
right of chancel. East end: triple lancet with hood mould. North side: lancet to
right of chancel. 3-light stone mullion window to left return of north transept.
2-light Reticulated-tracery window to north end of transept. 2-light
Reticulated-tracery window to north end of transept. 2-light stone mullion
window with Perpendicular lights to left of north aisle. Blocked round-arched
doorway to centre. 2-light Rectilinear-tracery windows to right and to right of
centre. Single lancet to west end of aisle, and to base of tower. 2-light
Reticulated-tracery louvred opening to each side of bell chamber of tower.
Interior: 3-bay arch-braced collar truss roof to chancel with moulded mid-purlin
and principal braces. C17 and C18 memorials to left of chancel. C17 wood altar
rail of baluster balustrade. Romanesque round chancel arch with roll-mouldings
and shafts with bell capitals. 7-bay Perpendicular-style roof to nave with
carved bosses. C18 hexagonal wood pulpit on stone base. Arcade to north aisle
and transept of 4 two-centred arches on round piers with trumpet-scalloped
capitals. 2-bay Perpendicular-style roof to north transpet. Probably C14 lean-to
roof to north aisle, having moulded principal rafters. Romanesque round stone
font on spreading base to north aisle. 4-centre arch from nave to tower.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: 1979, p609-610)

Listing NGR: SP2583713034

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