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CHURCH OF ST JAMES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST JAMES

List entry Number: 1072658

Location

CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Briercliffe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 184011

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SD 83 SE BRIERCLIFFE WITH CHURCH STREET EXTWISTLE Harle Syke

3/5 Church of St. James - - II

Church. 1840, probably by Edmund Sharpe. Squared sandstone, stone slate roof. Nave with short chancel, west steeple. Early English style. Three-span roof (belying single vessel interior); pilaster buttresses making 5 bays on south side, 4 on north side, the westernmost with small lancets at upper level (lighting the staircases), the others all with tall coupled lancets; east end has stepped triple lancet to chancel, single lancet each side (north side terminated at 4th bay). At west end 2-stage tower is partly embraced by pseudo-aisles (which are gabled), has 2-centred arched west door, 2 lancets above, gables on each side, octagonal drum and belfry with a lancet in each side, and short octagonal spire. Interior: except for porch incorporated in tower and staircases each side, and chancel and organ house at east end, a single vessel with flat ceiling supported by very slim iron columns rising through (panelled) galleries on 3 sides; galleries approached by 1/4-turn staircases with stick balusters and ramped handrails; chamfered 2-centred chancel arch and matching arch to organ house on south side; brass double candelabra attached to frieze of gallery; pitch pine pews at ground floor, box pews in gallery. Unusually unaltered example of early C19 church.

Listing NGR: SD8674034951

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National Grid Reference: SD 86740 34951

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