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Church of St Barnabas and St James the Greater

A Grade II* Listed Building in Markhouse, London

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Latitude: 51.5769 / 51°34'36"N

Longitude: -0.0211 / 0°1'15"W

OS Eastings: 537224

OS Northings: 188298

OS Grid: TQ372882

Mapcode National: GBR K0.CCP

Mapcode Global: VHGQN.LM6K

Plus Code: 9C3XHXGH+PH

Entry Name: Church of St Barnabas and St James the Greater

Listing Date: 24 February 1981

Last Amended: 24 February 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065600

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206926

Location: Markhouse, Waltham Forest, London, E17

County: London

District: Waltham Forest

Electoral Ward/Division: Markhouse

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Waltham Forest

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Walthamstow St Barnabas with St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Walthamstow, E17
2/14 (east side)

24.2.81 Church of St Barnabas and
St James the Greater (formerly
listed as Church of St Barnabas)


Church. 1902. By W D Caröe. Red brick, stone dressings. Low pitched slate roof
to parapet. Aisled 6-bay nave, clerestory; lower aisled 3-bay chancel; north-west
and south-west porches. Narrow square north-west tower with splayed corners,
segmental openings, buttresses and crenellated parapet; narrow shingle spire. Arts
and Crafts Perpendicular manner. Segmental entrance in gabled south porch. Brick
and stone interior. Stone clustered piers with crenellated capitals. Openwork brick
band above; 3-light clerestory windows. Low roof in Tudor manner, rising from stone
wall shafts. Pointed chancel arch on carved corbels. 7-light east window with
stained glass by Clayton and Bell. Furniture by Caröe, including lectern, pulpit,
Purbeck marble traceried font, etc. Lettering to foundation stone at east end
understood to be a very early work by Eric Gill.

Listing NGR: TQ3722488298

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