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Church of St James the Less and attached Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in New Mills, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3699 / 53°22'11"N

Longitude: -2.0006 / 2°0'2"W

OS Eastings: 400059

OS Northings: 385895

OS Grid: SK000858

Mapcode National: GBR GYGG.PP

Mapcode Global: WHBB5.7KLD

Entry Name: Church of St James the Less and attached Almshouses

Listing Date: 2 November 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1039875

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81855

Location: New Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK22

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Civil Parish: New Mills

Built-Up Area: New Mills

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: New Mills St George

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK0085 1/2

Church of St James the Less and attached Almshouses
Nos 1 to 6 (consec) St James's Square



Former church and attached almshouses form a composition of 1880 by W Swindon Barber on the north and west sides of a court. Almshouses on the west and north link with the church on the north-east corner, next to the roadway. Stone and green slates. The almshouses are gabled, with mullion and transom windows and doorway openings in the form of a pointed arch, in pairs. The church has lancets at the side and in the hexagonal apse; the western gable with bell cote contains coupled lights with tracery. Windows with dripmoulds with human mask terminals. Porch to road. The interior is of the period and has stained glass.

Listing NGR: SK0005985895

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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