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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Codnor, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0343 / 53°2'3"N

Longitude: -1.3772 / 1°22'37"W

OS Eastings: 441861

OS Northings: 348743

OS Grid: SK418487

Mapcode National: GBR 7DZ.LNS

Mapcode Global: WHDG8.TZCP

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 25 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158522

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79067

Location: Codnor, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE5

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Codnor

Built-Up Area: Ripley

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Codnor St James

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

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6/24 Church of St James


Church. 1844 by Robert Barker, chancel 1888-90 by J Holden, also with C20 additions.
Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with crested
ridge tiles, stone coped gables and eastern ridge crosses. Western tower, 5
bay nave, 2 bay chancel with north vestry and parish room. Three stage tower
has stepped angle buttresses rising over the parapets with pinnacled tops. Pointed
chamfered doorcase with double doors to south, large chamfered western lancet,
and attached C20 boiler house to north of no special interest. Second stage
has small lancet over the door and bell stage has corbel table to base and paired
chamfered lancets to each side. Eaves stringcourse and embattled parapets.
Nave has stepped butresses to angles and between bays. Chancel has deep plinth
and buttresses between bays and to angles. Single lancet to south side. East
side has three blind flat headed openings set into the plinth, stepped triple
lancet window above with moulded sill band and continuous hoodmould, also a trefoil
shaped window in the gable. North vestry has large flat headed 3-light mullion
window to north wall with trefoil shaped window above, and angled wall to west
with pointed doorcase which has hoodmould with foliage stops and plate tracery
tympanum. C20 parish room added to north of no special interest. Interior has
western gallery with blind arcaded gallery on iron columns, moulded chancel arch
with soffit on foliage corbels below inscribed hoodmould with foliage stops.
Caernavon arched doorcase into north vestry, with pointed plasterwork panel over.
Four-centred door into the tower and similar to gallery staircase. Scissor truss
roofs to chancel, arched braced trusses to nave. Fittings all late C19 or C20.
Three late C19 marble wall memorials.

Listing NGR: SK4186148743

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