CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1296495
Date first listed:
26-May-1971
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, WIDE HOWE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, WIDE HOWE LANE

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Harrogate (District Authority)
Parish:
Baldersby
National Grid Reference:
SE 36623 76957

Details

SE 37 NE BALDERSBY WIDE HOWE LANE (north side) Baldersby St James 3/24 Church of St James - 26.5.71 GV I

Church. 1856-58. By William Butterfield for Viscount Downe of Baldersby Park. Snecked stone with ashlar details. Red tile roof with lead on north aisle and vestry. High Victorian style: west tower, 5-bay aisled nave with south porch, 2-bay unaisled, lower chancel. 3-stage west tower with banded masonry surmounted by spire with lucarnes. Nave: 2-light Early English style windows with round windows to west end of aisles and vesica east window in south aisle. Chancel: Early English style windows and a 3-light, geometrical east window with cinquefoil motif in 3 roundels. Interior: nave has quatrefoil piers with fillets and bell capitals, brick interior walling with ashlar bands and inlaid circular motifs. Chancel arch has attached columns and there is a low, pierced, stone screen. Butterfield's decorative scheme and fittings remain virtually intact, including inlaid floor tiles, sanctuary walls of red-veined alabaster, painted chancel roof, wrought iron corona lucis, screens, etc. Font of inlaid marble with tall spire-like cover suspended from iron rods and with counter-weight in the form of a dove.

Listing NGR: SE3662476957

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
330400
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: 17 Apr 2004
Reference: IOE01/11194/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David H. Brown. Source Historic England Archive
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