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Church of St James

A Grade II* Listed Building in Newbottle, West Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.0282 / 52°1'41"N

Longitude: -1.2382 / 1°14'17"W

OS Eastings: 452361

OS Northings: 236915

OS Grid: SP523369

Mapcode National: GBR 8VN.ZQ3

Mapcode Global: VHCWH.H981

Plus Code: 9C4W2QH6+7P

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 4 February 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265911

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423507

ID on this website: 101265911

Location: St James's Church, Newbottle, West Northamptonshire, OX17

County: West Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Newbottle

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Newbottle with Charlton St James

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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5/164 Church of St. James

- II*

Parish Church. C13 to late C15 with late C12 remains. Roof renewed in
1984. Coursed limestone rubble, lead and slate roof. Chancel; nave north and
south aisles, west tower and south porch. Exterior: C13 chancel with lancet
windows in the side walls and a C15 square-headed low side window of 2 cusped
lights and transom. The east window is of 1865. In the north wall is a
blocked doorway, probably C18, with an arched keystoned head. The south aisle
has Perpendicular windows of 2 and 3 lights with square heads. That to right
of porch is C19 in similar style. Porch c.1400 and has a sundial dated 1764
in the gable (renewed 1975). South doorway also c.1400 with continuous
mouldings. North aisle has Perpendicular windows of 2- and 3-lights with
square heads. North east window C19; north doorway c.1400. In the angle
between north aisle and chancel is a stair turret to former rood loft. West
tower, of 2 stages has crenellated parapet and C14 bell openings, each of 2
lights. West window is C14, of 2 lights with flowing tracery. Interior:
Chancel has a piscina with re-used C12 zig-zag mouldings; sill of the
adjoining window forms sedilia. Chancel arch rebuilt and widened in C19.
South arcade of c.1400 has double-chamfered arches, octagonal piers and large
octagonal capitals, probably C12, re-cut. North aisle of C15 has octagonal
piers and moulded arches. C14 tower plain arch has late C12 responds with
scalloped capitals. Fittings: Romanesque tub font. Octagonal pulpit with
inlaid lozenge pattern dated 1584/F.B. Chancel screen is C19 with re-used
Perpendicular tracery.
(Buildings of England : Northamptonshire p.311).

Listing NGR: SP5236136915

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