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Church of St James

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sutton Cheney, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5789 / 52°34'44"N

Longitude: -1.4058 / 1°24'20"W

OS Eastings: 440361

OS Northings: 298064

OS Grid: SP403980

Mapcode National: GBR 6K6.CDP

Mapcode Global: WHDJL.CFTS

Plus Code: 9C4WHHHV+HM

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 7 November 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361304

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188111

Location: Sutton Cheney, Hinckley and Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV13

County: Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Sutton Cheney

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Stoke Golding St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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(East Side)
Church of St. James

Small Church. Largely late C13 with some Perpendicular work, and Victorian
restoration. Limestone, coursed and squared with some ashlar,but rendered on
the south wall. Plain tiled roof. Single cell with western bellcote and
separate south Chapel. Bellcote is Victorian, tile hung with conical roof and
wood louvres to lights. Half timbered open work gabled porch on stone footing
walls. Angle buttresses to nave and side chapel. South windows of chapel are
Perpendicular with stilted hood moulds, one with corbel figure heads. East
and West windows are Decorated. 3-light east window to chancel, partly recut,
with a resited fragment of carved stonework above it. Perpendicular north
chancel windows. The north nave windows are also Perpendicular in style, but
made of wood, possibly C18 or early C19 renewals. Possibly the north and
south walls of the nave which are rendered have been either extensively
repaired or rebuilt in brick. Inside the nave and chancel are in one, the
arcade to the south chapel is of two bays with wide double chamfered arches
and low shafts: the responds are keeled, and the central shaft is octagonal
with one chamfer, a carved head. Roof trusses partly ceiled over but curved
braces support the tie and there are raking braces to a collar. Double
sedilia and piscina in chancel, simple chamfered arches with hood mould.
Stained glass in Chapel east window, the Good Shepherd and Samaritan. Small
piscina niche in south wall of Chapel.

Listing NGR: SP4036198064

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