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Church of St James

A Grade I Listed Building in Bramley, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3264 / 51°19'34"N

Longitude: -1.0758 / 1°4'32"W

OS Eastings: 464494

OS Northings: 158989

OS Grid: SU644589

Mapcode National: GBR B5Q.YMD

Mapcode Global: VHCZW.9XNL

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 26 April 1957

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1093029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 138495

Location: Bramley, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG26

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Bramley

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Bramley St James

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/07/2011

SU 65 NW
5/32
26.4.57


BRAMLEY
BRAMLEY
CHURCH OF ST JAMES


I

C12 to C20 (all periods). A Norman single cell, with an addition to the south at the
east end of the nave (being the Brocas Aisle of 1802 by John Soane), a west tower
of 1636, and south porch of 1806. Along the north wall are 4 windows 3 being original
small round-leaded lights with deep splays ending in rolls, the 4th (a replacement of
the C15) having 3 cusped lights containing stained glass of circa 1470. The south wall
has a C14 window at the east end, a priest's door, a high niche (former access to a
rood screen), a low pointed arch to the Brocas Aisle, a filled Norman south door, a C14
3-light window with some stained glass, and a C15 moulded south door. Fittings include
a C13 shaft piscina, a C17 communion rail, chancel seats by temple Moore, a C15 screen
(restored) wall monuments, C16 benches, C18 pulpit, and several important wall
paintings (a murder of St Thomas a Becket, St Christoper, 2 conservation crosses and
lettered texts), a Purbeck font on later shafts, and a west gallery of 1722
(strengthened by Ionic piers when the organ was added in 1884). The Brocas Aisle has a
plaster 'thin' vaulted ceiling, a restored 'Perpendicular' window with Flemish glass of
circa 1500, brasses set in floor,slab monuments, 4 hatchments, a wall monument of 1839
and 2 Royal Coat of Arms; in the middle of the floor is a large sculptured marble tomb
monument to Sir Bernard Brocas of 1777. Within the tower are 2 painted prescription
tablets. The plaster barrel vault of the nave continues above the chancel with wooden
ribs and panels. Externally, the church has a tiled roof, with 3 dormers. Flint walls
(in part rendered) have stone dressings, buttresses. Red brickwork is used for the
tower, porch, heating chamber and the Brocas Aisle (with a brick incised DC 1802). The
tower has thin bands separating the three stages, a crenellated parapet, coupled belfry
lights, a 'Perpendicular' west window, and a high plinth.


Listing NGR: SU6448658938

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