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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in West End, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9246 / 50°55'28"N

Longitude: -1.3384 / 1°20'18"W

OS Eastings: 446598

OS Northings: 114111

OS Grid: SU465141

Mapcode National: GBR 87K.Y65

Mapcode Global: FRA 862N.QD9

Plus Code: 9C2WWMF6+RM

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 14 February 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281100

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355018

Location: West End, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO30

County: Hampshire

Civil Parish: West End

Built-Up Area: Southampton

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: West End St James

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Description

1.
5230 WEST END CHURCH HILL

Church of
St James
SU 41 SE 6/166

II

2.
1890 by Sir Arthur Blomfield, replacing church built in 1838. Church in Gothic
style of the 15th century, designed to include a (western?) tower which has not been
built. Chancel with south chapel (apsidal east end) and north vestries. Nave with
north and south aisles, of 4 bays, with 2 windows to clerestorey, one to aisle,
buttress along aisle walls.
Exterior has prominent red tile roofing, with stone copings to gables, carrying
cross finials. Red brickwork (English bond) with flush stone dressings, stone band
at cill height, plinth.
Traceried windows of 2 lights to clerestorey, 3 to aisles, and large traceried east
and west windows. Interior has double-hammer beam roof, full Perpendicular
treatment, contemporary furnishings, including floor tiles in chancel. Ornate font,
but also a Perpendicular font (apparently recovered from a local river; could have
belonged to Hamble Priory Church).
Plaque records the founding of the first church on 18 April 1836; this was struck by
lightning in 1875.


Listing NGR: SU4753814840

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