CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE LESS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1066164

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1958

Date of most recent amendment: 01-Dec-1987

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE LESS, VAUXHALL BRIDGE ROAD SW1

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE LESS, VAUXHALL BRIDGE ROAD SW1

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Greater London Authority

District: City of Westminster (London Borough)

National Grid Reference: TQ 29554 78511

Summary

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History

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Details

TQ 2978 NE and SE CITY OF WESTMINSTER VAUXHALL BRIDGE ROAD, 105/38; 110/3 SW1 24.2.58 Church of St James-The-Less (formerly listed as Church of St James-The-Less Thorndike G.V. Street) I Parish church. 1859-61 by G.E. Street. Dark red brick with some black brick and stone dressings, slate roofs. Bold simple Gothic with Lombardic influence. Nave, aisles, transept and apsed chancel; particular feature of passage to north east porch above which stands the distinctive tower quite detached from church proper. The whole is set back from former Thorndike Street with open ground through to Vauxhall Bridge Road. Plate tracery windows to aisles and clerestory where there are also 3-light windows. The tower over porch is square and solid, the slated pyramidal spire corbelled out with 4 corner spirelets. Interior with exposed polychrome brickwork and red and yellow glazed tiles; nave arcade has squat granite columns with shaft rings and capitals carved with stiff leaf and parables. Heavily carved pulpit with figures and reliefs by Earp. Fine fresco above chancel arch by Watts. Font with fine, ornate iron canopy by Street. Stained glass by Clayton and Bell and one clerestory window designed by Street and made by Powell, etc.

Listing NGR: TQ2955478511

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 207372

Legacy System: LBS

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