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Church of St James

A Grade II* Listed Building in Litchfield and Woodcott, Hampshire

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Latitude: 51.2836 / 51°17'0"N

Longitude: -1.3395 / 1°20'22"W

OS Eastings: 446160

OS Northings: 154030

OS Grid: SU461540

Mapcode National: GBR 839.J4T

Mapcode Global: VHCZX.QZQX

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 16 May 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308204

English Heritage Legacy ID: 138381

Location: Litchfield and Woodcott, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG28

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Litchfield and Woodcott

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Whitchurch with Tufton with Litchfield

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


16.5.66 Church of St James


Norman, Transitional, C17, and restored 1874. Single-cell nave and chancel, with a
north aisle, south porch and bell turret of the restoration date. The arcade has
3 pointed arches on rectangular piers, with chamfers and plinth; the arches of the
(former) south aisle are visible in the infill walling (showing a round column with a
scalloped cap). The chancel has a high (Norman) and low window on each side, the nave
and aisle windows being modern lancets (grouped in the north aisle). The nave is
separated from the chancel by a wooden screen (dated 1655) with slender arcading
between the main frames, designed to be fixed to medieval stone bracket on each side.
old and badly worn font. Externally, there is a plain tile roof, a western turret
with a small broad spire. The walling is flint with stone dressings. A plaque on the
porch gable is dated 1875.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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