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Church of St James the Greater

A Grade II* Listed Building in Glaisdale, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4587 / 54°27'31"N

Longitude: -0.8241 / 0°49'26"W

OS Eastings: 476324

OS Northings: 507674

OS Grid: NZ763076

Mapcode National: GBR QJPW.CF

Mapcode Global: WHF8X.96S6

Entry Name: Church of St James the Greater

Listing Date: 6 October 1969

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 328027

Location: Glaisdale, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO21

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Glaisdale

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Glaisdale St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


8/108 Church of St.
James the Greater

Church, 1902 by Temple Moore. Lightly-tooled snecked sandstone
with ashlar dressings and plain clay-tiled roof. West tower, 3-bay
nave with south porch, 3-bay chancel with small north vestry extension
Small scale, modified Early English style.

Slim square 1-stage tower with high chamfered west plinth. Corbelled-
out battlemented parapet with waterspout. Double-chamfered tall
west lancet; shouldered-arched bell openings. Similar windows in
nave. Chancel south windows 2 small lancets and 2 small square-
headed chamfered windows. Shouldered-arched priest's door. East
window of 3 stepped lancets.

Gabled south porch has heavy battened door with good ironwork.
Interior exposed stone with ribbed barreled wood roof. Good
woodwork includes heavy pine benches and oak pulpit, lectern and
choir seats. Carved marble reredos. Linked sedile and piscina.
Mosaic floors in chancel, stepped sanctuary and centre aisle.
Pevsner, N. Riding p.227.

Listing NGR: NZ7632407674

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