CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1210368

Date first listed: 11-Aug-1972

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, VICARAGE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, VICARAGE LANE

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

County: Lancashire

District: West Lancashire (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 43627 07183

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Details

ORMSKIRK

SD40NW VICARAGE LANE, Westhead 663-1/4/192 (North side) 11/08/72 Church of St James

GV II

Church. 1851. By Sydney Smirke. Coursed squared sandstone, stone slate roofs. Geometric style. Nave with south-west steeple, south aisle under parallel roof, chancel with south vestry. The 3-stage tower has diagonal buttresses, a weathered plinth and sill-band, a moulded 2-centred arched south doorway with set-in shafts, a trefoil to the 2nd stage, 2-light belfry windows, and a broach spire with lucarnes on 2 levels. The 4-bay aisle has 2-centred arched windows each of 2 cusped lights, with varied quatrefoils in the heads, and hoodmoulds with figured stops; the north side of the nave has similar windows, and a 3-light west window with geometrical tracery. The 2-bay chancel has a large 4-light east window with reticulated tracery. INTERIOR: 4-bay aisle arcade of short cylindrical columns with moulded annular caps and 2-centred double- chamfered arches; similar chancel arch; good stained glass in east window. Forms group with lychgate (q.v.), and with the Old Vicarage to the east (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD4362707183

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Legacy System number: 386421

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