The Church of St. James in South Leigh, Oxfordshire, dates primarily from the 15th century. It is notable for its beautiful wall paintings depicting the Last Judgment, saints, and other themes.

Facts & Stats on the Church of St James

Go Historic ID
319047
Names
Church of St James
South Leigh Church
Dates
late 12C; 15C; restored 19C

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Church End
South Leigh, England
National Grid Reference
SP 39401 09016

Essays on the Church of St James

Listed Building Description of the Church of St James

SOUTH LEIGH CHURCH END SP30NE Church of St. James 7/232 12/09/55 GV I

Church. Late C12 chancel rebuilt 1871-2 by E.W. Christian. Late C15 nave and north aisle, probably by William Orchard; restored 1871 by C.C. Rolfe and 1887-8 by H.W. Moore; late C15 west tower. Coursed limestone rubble; gabled stone slate aisle and north chancel roof; shallow-pitched nave and north aisle roofs not visible. Chancel with north chapel running into north aisle of nave; west tower. Late C15 five-light east window with panel tracery... view full text »

Source: The National Heritage List for England
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Resources for the Church of St James

  1. The National Heritage List for England English Heritage.

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Church of St James - South Leigh, England