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Description: St James Chapel Circa 25 Metres North of Postlip Hall
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
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SO 92 NE WINCHCOMBE POSTLIP
2/172 St James' Chapel
c 25 metres north of
4.7.60 Postlip Hall
(formerly listed as
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
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Source: English Heritage
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