St. James’ Church

A beautiful landmark unmissable in Chipping Campden.
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One of the most beautiful landmarks of Chipping Campden is the grand early perpendicular wool church of St James, with its medieval altar frontals (c.1500), cope (c.1400) and vast and extravagant 17th century monuments to local wealthy silk merchant Sir Baptist Hicks and his family.

The building consists of a five-bay nave, three-bay chancel, two aisles and a five-stage west tower. The interior includes medieval altar frontals (c.1500), cope (c.1400) and 17th-century monuments includes a monument to silk merchant Sir Baptist Hicks and his family. The includes a plaque to William Grevel, described as “the flower of the wool merchants of all England”.

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St James' Church

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