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St James Chapel Circa 25 Metres North of Postlip Hall, Winchcombe

Description: St James Chapel Circa 25 Metres North of Postlip Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134079

OS Grid Reference: SO9984126900
OS Grid Coordinates: 399841, 226900
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9406, -2.0037

Location: Winchcombe, Gloucestershire GL54 5AQ

Locality: Winchcombe
Local Authority: Tewkesbury Borough Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 5AQ

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Listing Text


2/172 St James' Chapel
c 25 metres north of
4.7.60 Postlip Hall
(formerly listed as
Norman Chapel)


Roman Catholic Chapel. C12. Limestone ashlar, stone slate roof to coped
gables, small stone bell turret over chancel arch with ball finial; chancel
has saddle stone with cross. A small 2-cell Norman church, now a private
chapel. North doorway with Norman chevron and ball enrichment above single
order shafts with cushion capitals, the tympanum decorated with fish-scale;
under this a fine Victorian plank door with strap hinges and lock plate,
set to very flat 3-centred head. To the right very small slit window, and
a low-set buttress flyer; to chancel a small slit window, and in east and
west walls 3-light Perpendicular windows: that to the west, over recess
with Norman columns. The chapel was in considerable decay, used as an
implement house for the estate in the 1960s; it was extensively restored
c.1880; the interior is of that date. Forms a group with the Hall (qv)
and Tithe Barn (qv).

Listing NGR: SO9983926898

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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