CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1255579

Date first listed: 05-Aug-1976

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, YORK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, YORK ROAD

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 35696 35946

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Details

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SE3535NE YORK ROAD, Seacroft 714-1/66/1081 (West side) 05/08/76 Church of St James

GV II

Anglican church. 1845-46, additions 1988. By T Hellyer. Dressed stone, stone tile roof. Gothic Revival style. EXTERIOR: tall narrow lancets, some paired, tripartite at east end. Nave, chancel, N aisle and transept, S vestry, small octagonal room off, S gabled porch and N tower in 3 stages with original clock, stair turret with conical stone roof, stone broach spire, added lean-to bay on NW corner. INTERIOR: 5-bay nave, W end 2 bays screened off and kitchen/toilet added 1988; stone corbels support roof trusses of hammer-beam type. moulded chancel arch flanked by paired niches. Original octagonal font now in churchyard; present font 1878, given in memory of Ann Wilson, of alabaster and Blue John from Derbyshire. In N aisle: brass memorial plaque to John Wilson, 1868. Probably original stained-glass panels in chancel windows depict the Resurrection and Crucifixion, saints and evangelists. In the S wall of the chancel the remains of a dado of Dalton tiles, 1877, pelican and vine motifs; memorial plaque on N wall of N transept, now behind the organ: Mary, daughter of John Wilson of Seacroft Hall, wife of Major General Bush, died at Bath 25 May 1883. Seacroft village was originally within the parish of St Mary's, Whitkirk. The foundation stone of this church was laid July 1844 and the building was funded by the Vicar of Whitkirk and John Wilson and family of Seacroft Hall (demolished); local farmers supplied free cartage of materials. The first incumbent was the Revd HH Blanchard. 3 bells were given by Martha Wilson in 1865, these were re-cast 1984. (Church Leaflet: 'St James, Seacroft Leeds 14': 1990-).



Listing NGR: SE3569635946

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 465846

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
St James Seacroft Leeds (Church Leaflet), (1990)

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