Church of St James, East Cowes - Isle of Wight (UA)

A C19 church by local Isle of Wight architect T Hellyer. Constructed in Romanesque style of stone rubble with slated roof. Incorporates tower of earlier 1830s church by John Nash. Nash is buried in the church yard. Some repairs, including rainwater goods and to the south transept rose window, have been undertaken but further works are required including addressing the structural problems to the north vestry.

Church of St James, East Cowes - Isle of Wight (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST JAMES
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1222746
  • Local Planning Authority: Isle of Wight (UA)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St James
  • Street Name: Church Path
  • Unitary Authority: Isle of Wight (UA)
  • Parish: East Cowes
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Isle of Wight
  • Region: South East

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