CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1072728
Date first listed:
09-Mar-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, ST JAMES' ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, ST JAMES' ROAD

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Hyndburn (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 74123 29097

Details

CHURCH ST. JAMES' ROAD SD 72 NW 4/51 Church of St. James

- II*

Church; late medieval tower, nave 1804-5, chancel 1895-6. (Tower under repair following fire, 1983). Mostly coursed sandstone, with slate roof. Embattled west tower of uncoursed roughly-hewn blocks has diagonal (west) and angle (east) buttresses, dripcourses above and below the belfry, low rectangular west door with moulded jambs and lintel, and a hoodmould, a 3-light Perpendicular window with a gabled hoodmoulds, similar but smaller openings to 3 sides of belfry (clock on 4th side), and various small single-light openings. Nave of 5 bays, 2 storeys, all windows round-headed with imposts and keystones, containing later ogival-headed wooden tracery; chancel is rock-faced, buttressed, 3 bays, with arched and traceried windows. Interior: 3- sided gallery with traceried panels, carried on octagonal iron columns with panelled faces and decorated capitals; at west end a reflected pair of staircases to gallery; flat ceiling; 2 Morris windows (4 Evangelists) on south side; late-medieval octagonal font with blank shields in faces; panelled benches with varied carved tracery on the ends.

Listing NGR: SD7412329097

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
183854
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04081/09
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jeff Worsnop. Source Historic England Archive
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