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Church of St James

A Grade II* Listed Building in Boarstall, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8226 / 51°49'21"N

Longitude: -1.0948 / 1°5'41"W

OS Eastings: 462482

OS Northings: 214164

OS Grid: SP624141

Mapcode National: GBR 9ZQ.L1P

Mapcode Global: VHCXJ.ZG24

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42386

Location: Boarstall, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Boarstall

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Boarstall

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 61 SW
5/5

BOARSTALL
MAIN ROAD
Church of St. James

21.12.67

GV

II*


Parish church. Rebuilt 1818 with alterations of 1884. Rendered nave and
chancel with slate roofs, later C19 W. vestry and S. porch with some coursed
rubble stone and ashlar dressings. Off-set buttresses. W. wall of nave
has 2-light traceried window, small lancet above, and W. vestry with shallow
gable. 2 bays of 2-light stone windows with arched lights and Tudor hoodmoulds
to N. and S., the S. side also having late C19 shallow porch with moulded
arches. Bell-cote with cusped niche at E. end of nave. Chancel has moulded
parapet, and 3-light traceried E. window. Interior: nave has 4-centred
vault with narrow moulded wooden ribs and cornice. Moulded arch to vestry.
Moulded 4-centred arch to chancel. Fittings: good late C17 pulpit with
arcaded panels, split baluster ornament and moulded sounding board. C17
table with baluster legs and ornamental frieze. A little C17 panelling at
E. end of nave. Other fittings and glass C19, one window signed "Alex. Gibbs".
Monuments: S. wall of chancel has re-used C15 tomb-chest with 3 cusped
roundels and shields, incorporated into monument to two wives of Sir John
Aubrey, early C19, in Gothick style. Monument to Sir John Aubrey 1826 on N.
wall is in similar style. Marble tablet to Patty Mary Aubrey d.1774. Other
later monuments to members of the Aubrey family.
RCHM I p. 57.


Listing NGR: SP6248214164

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