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Chapel of St James

A Grade II* Listed Building in Okehampton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7393 / 50°44'21"N

Longitude: -4.0018 / 4°0'6"W

OS Eastings: 258849

OS Northings: 95214

OS Grid: SX588952

Mapcode National: GBR Q2.GPWC

Mapcode Global: FRA 27H4.4T1

Entry Name: Chapel of St James

Listing Date: 5 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1105858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 93365

Location: Okehampton, West Devon, Devon, EX20

County: Devon

District: West Devon

Civil Parish: Okehampton

Built-Up Area: Okehampton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Okehampton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

FORE STREET
1.
5185
(south side)
Chapel of St James
SX5895 1/5
SX5995 1/5 5.2.52
II* GV
2.
C15 west tower. Nave and chancel in one rebuilt in 1862.
Perpendicular west tower built of dressed granite in 3 stages with setback buttresses
and polygonal north-east stair turret with battlements. Embattled parapet and
obelisk pinnacles. Bell openings with two 4-centred arch lights. Three-light west
window with reticulated tracery over moulded doorway with 2-centre arch.
The Victorian nave and chancel built of Delabole Mate with granite dressings and slate
roof. Plain cusped lancets, 2-light on south side. Three-light east window with
interjecting glazing bars.
Interior: blocked 3-bay north arcade with octagonal granite piers. Small C19 wooden
gallery at the west end.
Pulpit and reader's desk made up from circa C16/17 carved woodwork. Old bench ends
and fragments of tracery, probably from screen, on south wall. Reused circa C18
twisted balusters in late C19 altar rail.


Listing NGR: SX5884995214

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