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Church of St James
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Coordinates: 51°39′04″N 2°06′00″W / 51.6512°N 2.1001°W / 51.6512; -2.1001
Denomination Church of England
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade II* listed building
Designated 6 September 1954
Administration
Parish Ashley
Diocese Bristol
Province Canterbury

The Anglican Church of St James at Ashley in the Cotswold District of Gloucestershire, England was built in the Norman period and rebuilt around 1200. It is a grade II* listed building.

History

The Norman church was rebuilt around 1200. In 1848 it was restored and the chancel rebuilt.

The parish is part of the Braydon Brook benefice within the Diocese of Bristol.

Architecture

The stone building has slate roofs. It consists on a nave, chancel and south aisle with a two-stage 15th century west tower with gargoyles. The south porch Norman doorway has a lintel and tympanum.

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