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Church of St James, Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney

Description: Church of St James

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252091

OS Grid Reference: SP3422303062
OS Grid Coordinates: 434223, 203062
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7252, -1.5059

Location: B4449, Aston, Oxfordshire OX18 2DY

Locality: Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX18 2DY

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Listing Text

SP30SW (North side)
9/20 church of St. James


Church. 1839, by Thomas Greenshields; sanctuary added 1862 by J. Clarke; further
alterations of 1885-9 by H. Drinkwater. Squared and coursed limestone with
ashlar quoins and dressings; gabled concrete tile roof. Cruciform plan with west
tower. Lancet style. 3-light Geometrical-style east window. One-bay chancel,
2-bay transepts and 4-bay nave have lancet windows with blocks to hood-mould
stops. Gabled ends of transepts each have blind round window above ribbed door
set in similar pointed doorways. West tower has similar ground-floor lancets,
and hood moulds over similar west door and louvred first-stage lancets; broached
and ribbed ashlar spire has gablets over trefoiled and louvred lights. Interior:
double-chamfered sanctuary and transept arches; similar west doorway. Mid C19
benches, stalls, lectern and Geometrical-style pulpit. Octagonal
Geometrical-style font in south transept. Lancet-style panelling in south porch.
Queen-strut trusses have pointed-arched braces. Stained glass: C20 memorial
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.426).

Listing NGR: SP3422303062

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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