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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Aston, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.7252 / 51°43'30"N

Longitude: -1.5059 / 1°30'21"W

OS Eastings: 434223

OS Northings: 203062

OS Grid: SP342030

Mapcode National: GBR 6WB.XR9

Mapcode Global: VHC07.VW7T

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 17 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052435

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252091

Location: Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Aston, Cote, Shifford and Chimney

Built-Up Area: Aston

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bampton with Clanfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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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

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