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St James Chapel Circa 25 Metres North of Postlip Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9406 / 51°56'26"N

Longitude: -2.0037 / 2°0'13"W

OS Eastings: 399841

OS Northings: 226900

OS Grid: SO998269

Mapcode National: GBR 2LV.B74

Mapcode Global: VHB1K.7H25

Entry Name: St James Chapel Circa 25 Metres North of Postlip Hall

Listing Date: 4 July 1960

Last Amended: 31 October 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305213

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134079

Location: Winchcombe, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Winchcombe

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Winchcombe St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 92 NE WINCHCOMBE POSTLIP

2/172 St James' Chapel
c 25 metres north of
4.7.60 Postlip Hall
(formerly listed as
Norman Chapel)

GV I

Roman Catholic Chapel. C12. Limestone ashlar, stone slate roof to coped
gables, small stone bell turret over chancel arch with ball finial; chancel
has saddle stone with cross. A small 2-cell Norman church, now a private
chapel. North doorway with Norman chevron and ball enrichment above single
order shafts with cushion capitals, the tympanum decorated with fish-scale;
under this a fine Victorian plank door with strap hinges and lock plate,
set to very flat 3-centred head. To the right very small slit window, and
a low-set buttress flyer; to chancel a small slit window, and in east and
west walls 3-light Perpendicular windows: that to the west, over recess
with Norman columns. The chapel was in considerable decay, used as an
implement house for the estate in the 1960s; it was extensively restored
c.1880; the interior is of that date. Forms a group with the Hall (qv)
and Tithe Barn (qv).


Listing NGR: SO9983926898

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