CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1374077
Date first listed:
19-Mar-1962
Date of most recent amendment:
02-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES

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

County:
Staffordshire
District:
South Staffordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Acton Trussell and Bednall
National Grid Reference:
SJ 93732 17455

Details

SJ 91 NW ACTON TRUSSELL, BEDNALL ACTON TRUSSELL AND TEDDESLEY HAY C.P. 3/2 Church of St. James

19.3.62 - II*

Parish Church. c1300 with later additions, restored 1869-70 by G.E. Street. Ashlar; plain tile roof with crested ridge tiles and coped verges. West tower with diagonal buttresses, 5-bay nave and chancel in one, south porch, north-east vestry. West tower: stages externally with parapet string, crenellated parapet and recessed spire of 1562; first stage has a 2- light chamfer mullioned west window dated 1565, pointed window above with Y-tracery and hood mould, belfry openings with Y-tracery, the 2 main nave windows have 2 lights and are separated by a buttress, the chancel window has 3 lights, pointed chamfered doorway to right of centre with small ogee headed window to left of it. Heavily restored north side, pointed nave windows with Y-tracery, pointed east window of 3 lights with reticulated tracery; gabled south porch with segmental pointed arch. Vestry: Mid-C19, north side has a Tudor-arch doorway and paired trefoil- headed windows to right, the east end has a re-set C14 window of 2-lights with reticulated tracery. Interior: Tall pointed and double chamfered tower arch; no division between nave and chancel; C19 king-post roof with braced collars, chamfered and stopped tie beams; piscina with ogee head and restored bowl; aumbry with restored base. Fittings: C19 font, circular with moulded base and arcaded bowl; C19 pulpit, wooden, semi-octagonal with arcaded sides; Medieval stone font in tower. Monuments: Richard Nevil d.1728, marble wall-plaque, aedicule with fluted Ionic pilasters, semi-circular pediment and coat of arms; Ann Richards d. 1821, wall plaque.

Listing NGR: SJ9373217455

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
271650
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.

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Date: 30 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/02904/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr GW Tanner. Source Historic England Archive
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