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Church of St James

A Grade I Listed Building in Charfield, Wotton-under-Edge, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.618 / 51°37'4"N

Longitude: -2.4072 / 2°24'26"W

OS Eastings: 371901

OS Northings: 191098

OS Grid: ST719910

Mapcode National: GBR JZ.995Z

Mapcode Global: VH95F.7L7H

Plus Code: 9C3VJH9V+64

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 30 March 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34623

Location: Charfield, South Gloucestershire, GL12

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Charfield

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Charfield St John

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

ST 79 SW CHARFIELD CHURCHEND LANE, (east side)

2/2 CHURCH OF ST JAMES
30.3.60
G.V. I

Church, now redundant. C13; remodelled C15 and repaired l970's. West tower;
nave; south aisle; north porch; chancel. Coursed, squared rubble; Cotswold
stone slate roofs. West tower: 4 stages with a pitched roof; diagonal
buttresses with off-sets; 2-light opening with trefoil head to the bell chamber;
embattled parapet. Nave: two 3-light windows, cusped heads to tracery, under
hood mould. North porch: pierced parapet with cusped quatrefoils; central
image niche supported on angels; C17 studded plank door with fleur-de-lys ends,
moulded doorcase. Chancel: two 3-light windows, cusped heads under square hood
moulds; 3-light east window with 4-centred head; blocked priest's door. South
aisle: three 3-light windows with cusped heads and under hood moulds; panelled
south door. Interior. C15 north door of 4 panels with reticulated tracery and
fleurons. 3 bay arcade of octagonal piers and capitals. Arch-braced roofs to
nave and aisle; embattled wall plate; cusped arch-braces to five principal
trusses which rest on corbels. Squint with rood stairs built over. Chancel:
much restored; panelled soffit to chancel arch; restored trefoil headed piscina
and remains of decorative heads to image niches on east wall. Monuments: C17,
Renaissance, columns, entablature and heavily moulded cornice; Daniels, died
1717, baroque, oval tablet between drapery, cornice and heraldry above; south
aisle, Bennet died 1756, panel in aedicule, pediment and heraldry. Vested in
the Redundant Churches Fund.


Listing NGR: ST7190091098

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