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St James Chapel Circa 25 Metres North of Postlip Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9406 / 51°56'26"N

Longitude: -2.0037 / 2°0'13"W

OS Eastings: 399841

OS Northings: 226900

OS Grid: SO998269

Mapcode National: GBR 2LV.B74

Mapcode Global: VHB1K.7H25

Plus Code: 9C3VWXRW+6G

Entry Name: St James Chapel Circa 25 Metres North of Postlip Hall

Listing Date: 4 July 1960

Last Amended: 31 October 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305213

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134079

Location: Winchcombe, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Winchcombe

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Winchcombe St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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2/172 St James' Chapel
c 25 metres north of
4.7.60 Postlip Hall
(formerly listed as
Norman Chapel)


Roman Catholic Chapel. C12. Limestone ashlar, stone slate roof to coped
gables, small stone bell turret over chancel arch with ball finial; chancel
has saddle stone with cross. A small 2-cell Norman church, now a private
chapel. North doorway with Norman chevron and ball enrichment above single
order shafts with cushion capitals, the tympanum decorated with fish-scale;
under this a fine Victorian plank door with strap hinges and lock plate,
set to very flat 3-centred head. To the right very small slit window, and
a low-set buttress flyer; to chancel a small slit window, and in east and
west walls 3-light Perpendicular windows: that to the west, over recess
with Norman columns. The chapel was in considerable decay, used as an
implement house for the estate in the 1960s; it was extensively restored
c.1880; the interior is of that date. Forms a group with the Hall (qv)
and Tithe Barn (qv).

Listing NGR: SO9983926898

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