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Tower to Church of St James, Sutton St James

Description: Tower to Church of St James

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 197940

OS Grid Reference: TF3962518388
OS Grid Coordinates: 539625, 318388
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7451, 0.0670

Location: B1165, Sutton St James, Lincolnshire PE12 0EE

Locality: Sutton St James
Local Authority: South Holland District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE12 0EE

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Listing Text

TF 31 NE
(north side)
6/94 Tower to church of
St. James
(formerly listed as
part of church of
St. James)

G.V. II*

Church tower. C15, restored 1879 and 1894. Ashlar, red brick,
rubble, in the main rendered. Parapet with 2 gargoyles remaining
to the south side. Diagonally buttressed, set on a moulded
plinth and of 3 stages with bands. Stair turret to the south
east. West side with re-set upper part of blocked moulded arched
C15 doorway with rectangular hood mould, the spandrels decorated
with blind tracery. Quatrefoil frieze each quatrefoil
contanining a single shield alternating with stylised flower.
Single C15 arched 3 light window over with panel tracery, all
lights blocked apart from a portion of one which has a single
lozenge lead glazing bar casement. Hood mould and worn label
stops. Small rectangular light over. East side with basket
arched doorway with plank door. Over is a single lozenge lead
glazing bar casement with evidence of former nave roof line
above. Over is a single quatrefoil set into a rectangle. South
side with single similar quatrefoil. 4 C15 pointed segmental
arched bell chamber openings each with 2 arched and cusped
lights, the remains of some tracery, hood mould and human head
label stops. South opening obscured by single clock face. Stair
turret, terminating under the bell chamber stage, has a single
rectangular opening, over is a single quatrefoil set into a
lozenge with brick relieving arch. Above is a sundial, a single
decorative cross arrow loop and finally a single small
rectangular opening. The nave was destroyed during the

Listing NGR: TF3962518388

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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