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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornton and Allerton, Bradford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7908 / 53°47'26"N

Longitude: -1.8416 / 1°50'29"W

OS Eastings: 410535

OS Northings: 432734

OS Grid: SE105327

Mapcode National: GBR HSLL.3V

Mapcode Global: WHC97.PZ88

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 9 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1133695

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337190

Location: Bradford, BD13

County: Bradford

Electoral Ward/Division: Thornton and Allerton

Built-Up Area: Thornton (Bradford)

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thornton St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

1.
5111 THORNTON ROAD
Thornton BD13

Church of St James
SE 1032 39/1084

II


2.
1870 parish church of T.H Healy. A simple but large church of sandstone
"brick" with ashlar dressings. Tall nave with shallow cusped lancets to
clearstory and low aisles with triple groups of lancets. Rose windows to west
and east. Tall south-east tower with plain quoin buttresses to bell stage,
strings, false machicolation and broached stone spire. The tower is a promi-
nent landmark on the Thornton hillside. Large interior with south aisle
arcade. Font of 1679 from the old chapel, with small octagonal bowl. The
east window has late Morris and Co stained glass.


Listing NGR: SE1053532734

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