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Church of St James, Harvington

Description: Church of St James

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 148673

OS Grid Reference: SP0571948827
OS Grid Coordinates: 405719, 248827
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1377, -1.9178

Location: Church Street, Harvington, Worcestershire WR11 8LS

Locality: Harvington
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR11 8LS

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Listing Text

SP 0448 - SP 0548

10/70 Church of St James



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 semi-circular 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

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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