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Latitude: 51.3496 / 51°20'58"N
Longitude: -2.3653 / 2°21'55"W
OS Eastings: 374654
OS Northings: 161234
OS Grid: ST746612
Mapcode National: GBR 0QW.8TZ
Mapcode Global: VH96S.YBDQ
Entry Name: Church of St James
Listing Date: 1 February 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1277046
English Heritage Legacy ID: 407930
Location: Southstoke, Bath and North East Somerset, BA2
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Civil Parish: Southstoke
Built-Up Area: Bath
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST 76 SW SOUTH STOKE
6/196 CHURCH OF ST JAMES
Anglican Parish Church. C12, altered C15; restored with chancel and south aisle
rebuilt in 1845 and c. 1850 by G.P. Manners of Bath. Consists of west tower,
nave and north porch, south aisle and chancel. Coursed squared rubble and
freestone with stone slate roofs. The west tower is low, but of 3 stages with
diagonal buttresses; embattled parapet with pinnacles and gargoyles; single
2-light bell chamber windows and 2-light west window; polygonal stair turret to
north-east with embattled parapet and spirelet. Projecting gabled north porch.
The nave and south aisles have C19 2-light Perpendicular style windows; cusped
lancet windows to chancel. C12 south doorway with one order of columns, both
patterned with lozenges and nailhead ornament (east) and fleur-de-lys ornament
with dots (west); scalloped capitals; lintel with low pitched top and chip
carving; tympanum with trellis pattern of roll mouldings; arch with rosettes and
quatrefoils to inner part, triple zig-zag to centre and outer guilloche band.
Interior. South arcade of 1845, 3 bays with octagonal piers and chamfered
arches. Pulpit: probably C15, recut, ashlar with panelled sides on a stem.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol, 1958).
Listing NGR: ST7465461234
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