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Church of St James

A Grade I Listed Building in Harvington, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.1377 / 52°8'15"N

Longitude: -1.9178 / 1°55'4"W

OS Eastings: 405719

OS Northings: 248828

OS Grid: SP057488

Mapcode National: GBR 3KS.V8P

Mapcode Global: VHB0M.PJZL

Plus Code: 9C4W43QJ+3V

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 30 July 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1350000

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148673

Location: Harvington, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR11

County: Worcestershire

Civil Parish: Harvington

Built-Up Area: Harvington

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Harvington

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Description

SP 0448 - SP 0548; 10/70

HARVINGTON CP,
CHURCH STREET (east side)

Church of St James

30.07.59

GV

I

Parish church. C12, enlarged early C14 and restored 1855 by F Preedy.
West tower, chancel, nave and north porch. West tower: C12, of three
stages capped by copper clad broach spire of 1855. Belfry openings of
two semicircular-headed lights, the shaft between with capital, and label
above. Nave: C14 of three bays divided by buttresses, two windows of two
ogee trefoiled lights under 2-centred heads; C19 gabled central porch of
stone with 2-centred arch. Chancel: three bays divided by buttresses with
diagonal corner buttresses. Windows are lancets with ogee trefoil heads.
Priest's door in west bay. West window is C19 of three ogee trefoil lights
under a 2-centred head.

INTERIOR: nave: wide tower arch of two chamfered
orders to 2-centred head, traces of narrower C12 roof and wall lines on
tower wall. Chancel arch C14 of two chamfered orders with 2-centred head;
triangular headed piscina to south of it. Chancel has an ogee-trefoiled
piscina to south of altar. Roofs: nave of four bays, C19 arch-braced collar
trusses. Chancel roof, similar of three bays. Fittings: simple C12 font
of tub shape. Wall tablet on west wall of chancel to Thomas Feriman,
died 1619, framed by Doric columns.

(BoE, p 191; VCH, 3, pp 389-90;
Gordon Barnes, Frederick Preedy, Evesham, 1989, p.37).


Listing NGR: SP0571648827

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