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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1118116
English Heritage Legacy ID: 41518
Location: Barkham, Wokingham, RG40
Civil Parish: Barkham
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: Barkham
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
BARKHAM CHURCH LANE
SU 76 NE
9/38 Church of St. James
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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