CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE GREATER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1178962
Date first listed:
06-Oct-1969
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE GREATER

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES THE GREATER

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Scarborough (District Authority)
Parish:
Glaisdale
National Park:
NORTH YORK MOORS
National Grid Reference:
NZ 76324 07674

Details

NZ 70 NE GLAISDALE LEALHOLM

8/108 Church of St. James the Greater 6.10.69 II*



Church, 1902 by Temple Moore. Lightly-tooled snecked sandstone with ashlar dressings and plain clay-tiled roof. West tower, 3-bay nave with south porch, 3-bay chancel with small north vestry extension Small scale, modified Early English style.

Slim square 1-stage tower with high chamfered west plinth. Corbelled- out battlemented parapet with waterspout. Double-chamfered tall west lancet; shouldered-arched bell openings. Similar windows in nave. Chancel south windows 2 small lancets and 2 small square- headed chamfered windows. Shouldered-arched priest's door. East window of 3 stepped lancets.

Gabled south porch has heavy battened door with good ironwork. Interior exposed stone with ribbed barreled wood roof. Good woodwork includes heavy pine benches and oak pulpit, lectern and choir seats. Carved marble reredos. Linked sedile and piscina. Mosaic floors in chancel, stepped sanctuary and centre aisle. Pevsner, N. Riding p.227.

Listing NGR: NZ7632407674

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
328027
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire: The North Riding, (1966), 227

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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/08053/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David Sallitt. Source Historic England Archive
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