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Description: Church of St James
Date Listed: 6 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 153080
OS Grid Reference: SO6449043467
OS Grid Coordinates: 364490, 243467
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0884, -2.5197
CANON FROME CP CANON FROME
SO 64 SW
5/115 Church of St James
Parish church. West tower 1680, remainder rebuilt 1860 by G F Bodley.
Red brick in English bond to west tower with sandstone plinth and ashlar
dressings, dressed and squared sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings to
remainder, slate roofs. West tower, nave with north aisle and south porch,
chancel with south organ chamber. West tower: three stages, three string
courses and parapet with moulded cornice, pyramidal roof with weathervane,
semi-circular headed lancet vents with transoms to belfy stage. Nave: two
bays, raised verges; semi-circular headed lancet to left and 3-light window
with quatrefoil in central roundel and moulded label to right of gabled
porch with pointed arch headed entrance of two chamfered orders and label
with zig-zag enrichment; chancel: two bays with raised verge and with single
lancet to right of forward projecting gable of organ chamber with loop in
gable and shouldered arched head to doorway, octagonal shaft to chimney.
Interior: trussed rafter roof, two-bay arcade to north aisle with central
clustered pier and arches of two orders, outer chamfered, inner moulded,
rectangular plan responds, moulded bases and capitals, blind arcading to
north and east walls of north aisle, rose window to east wall of north aisle
with good stained glass. Chancel: trussed rafter roof, ceiled to eastern
bay, chancel arch of two orders, outer chamfered and inner moulded order
dying into decorative corbel. The church is one of G F Bodley's earliest
Listing NGR: SO6449043467
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Source: English Heritage
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