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Church of St James

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brassington, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0857 / 53°5'8"N

Longitude: -1.6577 / 1°39'27"W

OS Eastings: 423026

OS Northings: 354325

OS Grid: SK230543

Mapcode National: GBR 59C.FQV

Mapcode Global: WHCDT.HPVT

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 13 September 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109483

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79974

Location: Brassington, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Brassington

Built-Up Area: Brassington

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Brassington St James

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

5/19 (North Side)

Church. Late C12, altered in C14, restored and north aisle added c1895. Squared
coursed limestone with gritstone dressings. Slate roof with decorative ridge
tiles. Western tower, nave and aisles, chancel with partial aisles. Heavily
restored Norman tower with angle buttresses. C19 plate tracery window in former
Norman doorcase on west wall. Above, 2-light window. Round-headed twin bell
openings on all sides of tower. Embattled parapet above decorated stringcourse.
North and south aisles have double or single C19 lancet windows. Northern
clerestory windows C19 3-light cusped windows. East wall has rose window with plate
tracery, hoodmould and carved stops. Also stone coped gable surmounded by cross. South
aisles has two flat headed Perp windows. South porch has Norman arch with roll
moulding and attached shafts. Fine early studded arched door. Interior - tall
Norman arch to tower, imposts continued into stringcourse. South arcade, three
circular C12 piers with scalloped and waterleaf capitals. Stepped soffits. North
arcade,C19 circular polished limestone piers with carved capitals, round arches.
C19 roof. From nave pointed moulded arch to chancel and lower ones into chancel
aisles. South aisle of chancel has late Norman arcade with round headed arches
springing from imposts to central polygonal column with waterleaf capital. Above
Perp window. C19 glass to eastern window. Hatchment in tower of 1806.

Listing NGR: SK2302654325

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