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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Barkham, Wokingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3915 / 51°23'29"N

Longitude: -0.8745 / 0°52'28"W

OS Eastings: 478405

OS Northings: 166430

OS Grid: SU784664

Mapcode National: GBR C6K.MQL

Mapcode Global: VHDX7.S9J3

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41518

Location: Barkham, Wokingham, RG40

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Barkham

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Barkham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BARKHAM CHURCH LANE
SU 76 NE
(east side)
9/38 Church of St. James
26.1.67
G.V. II
Parish church. 1862 by John B. Clacy and son, in the Early English style,
on an old site; chancel and transepts 1887. Flint with stone dressings,
tiled, coped, gabled roof. Chancel, north and south transepts, north
vestry, and nave with a south tower. The tower is in 3 stages; the
lower stage has set-back buttresses and serves as a porch. The top
stage is of wood and has a small octagonal shingled spire. The windows
are pointed and trefoiled. Interior:- the nave has 5 bays of arch
braced collar trusses with nailhead ornament, and several C18 memorial
slabs in the floor. The font is stone and late C18. In a recess on the
east wall of the porch is a late C13 oak effigy of a lady in a long loose
dress and linen head-dress. Both the hands are missing and the face is
damaged. V.C.H. Yol III p.240. B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.75.


Listing NGR: SU7840566430

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