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Church of St Philip and St James, Chapmanslade

Description: Church of St Philip and St James

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 July 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 313689

OS Grid Reference: ST8258047845
OS Grid Coordinates: 382580, 147845
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2295, -2.2509

Locality: Chapmanslade
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA13 4AN

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Listing Text

ST 8247
(north side)
12/52 Church of St Philip and St James
Anglican parish church. 1866-67 by G.E. Street. Coursed rubble
stone, tiled roof with ceramic ridge cresting. Nave and chancel
under one roof, north vestry, south porch. Gabled porch has
trefoil-headed doorway, steep roof. Nave and chancel with
continuous moulded string course, nave has two lancets and 2-light
window with plate tracery to right of porch. Buttress with offsets
divides nave from chancel; sanctus cross to roof. Chancel has two
plate tracery windows and pointed chamfered doorway with hoodmould
to south side, east end has three stepped lancets with hoodmould
over, coped verge with cross finial, north side has 2-light window
with plate tracery, attached lean-to vestry with pair of lancets to
east, 3 lancets with gabled half dormer to north, ashlar stack with
offsets. North side of nave has pair of lancets and two single
lancets. West end has projecting buttress carried up to octagonal
bellcote with pointed openings and gableted buttresses to octagonal
spire, 2-light window with geometrical tracery either side of
Interior: Inner door of porch has planked door with ornamental
hinges. Nave has braced collar rafter roof, rubble stone walls,
tiled floor, chamfered pointed doorway on north side into vestry.
Pointed chancel arch with low stone wall attached to stone pulpit
with trefoils and lancets, steps up to chancel floor, tiled with
Godwin tiles, braced collar rafter roof. Organ chamber to left in
chamfered pointed arch, two seat sedilia with piscina; pointed
arches on shaft between sedilia. Original fittings by Street
throughout; pews, quatrefoil-shaped font at west end on single
compound pier, brass candelabra in chancel, east window by Clayton
and Bell, other glass by Horwood of Frome, altar on marble plinth
with stone and marble reredos with inlaid geometric design. Built
as a chapel of ease, on land given by Lord Bath, largely paid for
by the Rev C. Hyde of Dilton Marsh.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975; J. Orbach,
unpublished notes)

Listing NGR: ST8258047845

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Source: English Heritage

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