Church of St James, Cradley, Cradley - Herefordshire, County of (UA)

Large parish church of sandstone with tiled roofs. Large west tower, six bay nave and lower chancel mostly C14 with north aisle added in 1869. The tower needs roof and masonry repair. The north aisle floor has structural faults due to timber decay. A Heritage Lottery Fund Grant for Places of Worship was awarded in 2016 and the project is being developed.

Church of St James, Cradley, Cradley - Herefordshire, County of (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of St James
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1082298
  • Local Planning Authority: Herefordshire, County of (UA)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St James
  • Unitary Authority: Herefordshire, County of (UA)
  • Parish: Cradley
  • Parliamentary Constituency: North Herefordshire
  • Region: West Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: D
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*, CA

Contact Details

Chris Miners 0121 625 6835

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England