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Church of St James

A Grade I Listed Building in Papplewick, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.0582 / 53°3'29"N

Longitude: -1.1872 / 1°11'14"W

OS Eastings: 454569

OS Northings: 351527

OS Grid: SK545515

Mapcode National: GBR 8GC.6P8

Mapcode Global: WHDGC.QDVC

Plus Code: 9C5W3R57+74

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 13 October 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425389

Location: Papplewick, Gedling, Nottinghamshire, NG15

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Gedling

Civil Parish: Papplewick

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Linby with Papplewick

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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SK 55 SW
1/126 Church of St.James
G.V. I
Parish church. C14, rebuilt 1795 for Frederick Montagu of
Papplewick Hall. Restored 1940. Coursed and squared rubble
with ashlar dressings. Gothick Revival style. Moulded plinth,
cornice, impost band, ramped crenellated parapet with crocketed
pinnacles. Most windows are C13 style double lancets with Y
tracery. West tower, nave and chancel under continuous roof,
organ chamber, south porch. West tower, 2 stages, has moulded
string course and eaves band with 4 gargoyles. Crenellated
pinnacled parapet. Canted stair turret to north-west, with 4
lights. First stage has to south, a chamfered casement. To
west, a lancet with hood mould. Second stage has 4 Decorated
double lancets with hood moulds and mask stops. Nave and chancel
has to north, a diagonal buttress, single corner stack, plain
eaves band, and to west, a leaded casement. South side has 5
lancets. East end has a lancet and pedimented coped gable with
cross. Blank quatrefoil in pediment. Organ chamber has a
mullioned casement to north. South porch has to south, pointed
doorway with crocketed ogee hood and tympanum inscribed "FM
1795". Above, ramped pedimented gable with blank quatrefoil. On
each side, a similar blank quatrefoil. Interior has stone
benches and plaster ceiling. Moulded doorway and above it, re-
set C13 carving and C14 finial. Nave and chancel has plaster
ceiling, 1985, and panelled dado, 1940. West end has 2 doors
with leaded quatrefoil overlights, flanking Arms of George III.
Above, chamfered and rebated tower arch, C14. North side has
panelled gallery on clustered wooden columns, returned across
west end. To north, double staircase with turned newels and
stick balusters. Gallery east end has Squire's pew. East end
has stained glass window by F. Eginton, 1795, incorporating C15
fragments. South side has central ogee headed recess flanked
above by single quatrefoils. South side windows have fragments
of C15 stained glass. Fittings include C12 font with broken
round bowl with blind arcading on stepped and chamfered base.
Font, 1795, with moulded marble bowl on reeded wooden stem.
Moulded square walnut pulpit, 1795, with ogee headed panels. C19
and C20 benches, stalls, desk, lectern and altar rail. Early C18
chip-carved chest. Memorials include 2 large marble wall tablets
with Arms, flanking pilasters, urns and obelisks, late C18, to
Lady Wearg and Charles Montagu. Sarcophagus-shaped wall tablet
with Arms and obelisk, late C18, to Lady Colladon. C18
hatchment. Gothick style tablet, 1845. 4 incised cross slabs,
C14. Ashlar and bronze War Memorial tablets, 1918 and 1945.

Listing NGR: SK5456851531

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 30 October 2017.

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