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Latitude: 51.3073 / 51°18'26"N
Longitude: -1.4122 / 1°24'43"W
OS Eastings: 441071
OS Northings: 156632
OS Grid: SU410566
Mapcode National: GBR 71H.XG1
Mapcode Global: VHC2F.GDSN
Entry Name: Church of St James
Listing Date: 16 May 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1092445
English Heritage Legacy ID: 138324
Location: Ashmansworth, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG20
District: Basingstoke and Deane
Civil Parish: Ashmansworth
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire
Church of England Parish: Ashmansworth St James
Church of England Diocese: Winchester
SU 45 NW ASHMANSWORTH ASHMANSWORTH
16.5.66 Church of St James
C12, C14, C17, C18. Aisleless nave and chancel of the Norman period, with a south
porch and bell turret. The chancel has on the north side 2 old windows and on the
south one old and a recent lancet, a pillared piscina and the remains of mid C14 wall
paintings. The narrow chancel arch is round-headed and rests on abaci, with a
squint on each side and fragments of wall painting above (including the central part of
a Royal Coat of Arms). The nave windows, fragments of wall paintings and
3 consecration crosses, the low walling being boarded; at the west end are raised
galleries, with balusters and panelling, one marked for the Earl of Portsmouth (the
other being for the Rector). There is a tub font and a C18 panelled pulpit.
Externally, the walls are rendered, with some brick strengthening and abutments, the
west wall being of flint. The roofing is of tile, with a boarded bell turret at the
west end. The windows are small Norman lights in the chancel, and C19 in the nave
(with cusped lancets on the south side). The south porch is a gabled brick structure,
with a pointed arch, and 2 bricks are incised ROH and 1694.
Listing NGR: SU4085456384
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