CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072658

Date first listed: 10-Mar-1987

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CHURCH STREET

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

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley (District Authority)

Parish: Briercliffe

National Grid Reference: SD 86740 34951

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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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Legacy System number: 184011

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