Church of St James, St James Street, Accrington - Hyndburn

Church of 1763 enlarged in C19 and altered in the early C20. West tower of 1804, with large two storey nave and chancel extended in 1820s with the vestry in the north east corner. North east corner of the chancel has serious problems with water ingress and the building has been assessed as at high risk until this is resolved.

Church of St James, St James Street, Accrington - Hyndburn
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST JAMES
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1072746
  • Local Planning Authority: Hyndburn
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St James
  • Street Name: St James Street
  • Locality: Accrington
  • County: Lancashire
  • District / Borough: Hyndburn
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Hyndburn
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II, CA