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St James, Trowbridge, Wiltshire

(51°19′5″N, 2°12′49″W)
ST 852 577
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Wiltshire
now Wiltshire
medieval Old Sarum
now Salisbury
medieval St James
now St James
  • Allan Brodie
8 May 1993

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Feature Sets

St James' is a large, late 15th century, Perpendicular church. It had a major restoration in 1847-8 by Manners and Gill which included reconstructing the chancel, both arcades and the clerestory. The church includes four Romanesque coffin lids, including one inscribed and carved with a cross and diaper pattern.


The DB only records that Beorhtric held Trowbridge and that his father held it at the time of Kind Edward.





DCMS Listing Description, 1284401.

N. Pevsner and B. Cherry, Buildings of England: Wiltshire. Harmondsworth 1975, 2nd edition, p. 531.

Victoria County History of Wiltshire Volume VII, 125-71, esp. 152-7.