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St James the Great, Long Street

St James the Great, Long Street, Dursley, Gloucestershire GL11 4JE View on map

Grade I listed parish church, mid - late 15th century. Tower 1707- 9 by Thomas Sumsion of Colerne. Extensive restoration and alteration by Thomas Gordon Jackson 1867. Many 18th and 19th century memorials. Stained glass of late 19th and early 20th century include east window by Burlison and Grylls and chancel window by Walter Tower of 1909, having his sign - a black castle superimposed on a sheaf of corn.


Opening Arrangements

Daily: 9am - 5pm (closes at 4pm in December) with access to main body of the church and to side chapels.


A38 from Gloucester, Dursley is signposted and church is in the town centre. Rail: Cam and Dursley (3 miles). Bus: irregular service - no 91 from Gloucester, 309 from Bristol, 61 and 62; stop at main road. Limited service to Gloucester on Sundays.

Parking Spaces


Behind nearby Sainsbury's superstore (maximum stay 3 hours).

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes