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Latitude: 53.6929 / 53°41'34"N
Longitude: -2.2552 / 2°15'18"W
OS Eastings: 383242
OS Northings: 421861
OS Grid: SD832218
Mapcode National: GBR DTPQ.JX
Mapcode Global: WHB8H.BF9S
Entry Name: Church of St James the Great
Listing Date: 30 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1072791
English Heritage Legacy ID: 185731
Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4
Electoral Ward/Division: Hareholme
Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Newchurch St Nicholas with St John
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD 82 SW RAWTENSTALL BACUP ROAD
6/153 Church of St. James the Great
Church, 1863-5, by Robinson and Stephens (Pevsner). Rock-faced sandstone with
string courses, slate roof. Nave on north-south axis, south-west steeple,
west aisle, chancel. In C13 style. Three-stage tower has angle buttresses,
3-light window, clock-faces at top stage, broach spire with belfry lucarnes to
the cardinal sides. Gable of nave to road has arched doorway with 2 orders of
moulding, a 3-light plate-traceried window above; 4-bay buttressed side wall
of nave has in 2nd bay a gabled porch with steeply pitched roof, moulded
arched doorway with shafts, and plate-traceried 2-light windows; 2-bay chancel
has stepped 3-light "east" window. Interior: 3-bay arcade on short columns
with moulded caps; chancel arch with demi-columns; arch-braced roof;
baptistery in base of tower.
Listing NGR: SD8324221861
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