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Church of St Phillip and St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Corsham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4125 / 51°24'45"N

Longitude: -2.2016 / 2°12'5"W

OS Eastings: 386077

OS Northings: 168188

OS Grid: ST860681

Mapcode National: GBR 1RN.87N

Mapcode Global: VH96H.SRGJ

Entry Name: Church of St Phillip and St James

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1181810

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315052

Location: Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Corsham

Built-Up Area: Corsham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Neston

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

CORSHAM CHURCH RISE, Neston
ST 86 NE
3/28 Church of St. Philip and
St. James
20.12.60
GV II

Anglican parish church, 1866 by J.H. Hakewill, coursed rubble with
stone tiled roofs, coped east and west gables and west end ashlar
gabled bellcote. Aisleless nave and chancel with south porch and
north-east vestry. Early Decorated Gothic style with Geometrical
tracery to windows. Moulded eaves and moulded course under
windows. Four-bay nave with clasping west end buttresses, four
north side 2-light windows with buttresses between, south side 2-
light window, gabled porch with moulded pointed arch, 3-light and
2-light window. All windows with hoodmoulds and head stops. West
end has pair of centre buttresses framing long 2-light window and
joined in pointed arch under bellcote. Heavy buttress on south
side between nave and chancel. Chancel has side lancet windows, 3
to south, one to north and 3-light east window. String course
slightly higher than on nave and stepped up under east window.
Clasping east buttresses.
Interior: broad nave with elaborate tie-beam roof, chancel arch
marked by pierced arched braces springing from short wall shafts to
tie-beam. Stained glass in chancel only, east window c1866,
lancets slightly later. Stone font and pulpit.


Listing NGR: ST8607768188

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