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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Buttermere, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3475 / 51°20'50"N

Longitude: -1.5087 / 1°30'31"W

OS Eastings: 434314

OS Northings: 161047

OS Grid: SU343610

Mapcode National: GBR 70Z.HDG

Mapcode Global: VHC25.SDSC

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 30 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365465

English Heritage Legacy ID: 310721

Location: Buttermere, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Buttermere

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

BUTTERMERE -
SU 36 SW
6/1 Church of St James
-
- II
Anglican parish church. 1855-6 by R J Withers on site of earlier building within
earthworks of medieval village. Flint with stone dressing, tiled roof. Door
at north-west corner within flush gable. Trefoiled lancet windows but 2-light
windows on south and stepped lancets at east end.
Interior: Nave and chancel within one vessel. Nave of 3 bays with arch-braced
collar beam roof trusses. Scissor trussed rafters to chancel. Fittings: Font
C12 or C19 copy, limestone bowl with zig-zag. Pulpit; C18-C19 stained oak
octagon. Lectern: C19 carved oak eagle. Stained softwood pews.


Listing NGR: SU3431461047

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