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Church of St James

A Grade I Listed Building in Dinnington, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.3477 / 53°20'51"N

Longitude: -1.2209 / 1°13'15"W

OS Eastings: 451964

OS Northings: 383705

OS Grid: SK519837

Mapcode National: GBR MYXQ.HN

Mapcode Global: WHDF0.63WX

Plus Code: 9C5W8QXH+3M

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 29 July 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192792

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335820

Also known as: St James Church, Anston

ID on this website: 101192792

Location: St James' Church, South Anston, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S25

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: North and South Anston

Built-Up Area: Dinnington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Anston St James

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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(south side), South Anston
5/70 Church of St. James

Church. C14 with C15 tower and clerestorey, restored 1886 and 1890. Ashlar
and dressed limestone, lead and green slate roofs. West tower, 3-bay aisled
nave with south porch, 2-bay chancel with single-bay south vestry in overlap
of aisle. Tower: Perpendicular style. Chamfered plinth and moulded band.
Diagonal buttresses flank west door offset to the north and having moulded,
hollow-chamfered surround and hoodmould; 3-light window over has cusped,
pointed lights and hoodmould; slit windows to internal stair on right. Large
iron clock faces to north and west. String course beneath pointed 2-light
belfry openings with louvres; another beneath embattled octagonal parapet
with buttresses rising as crocketed corner pinnacles. Recessed octagonal
spire with weathervane. Nave: gabled porch to bay 1 has double-chamfered
south door with hoodmould. Buttresses between other bays having square-headed
3-light windows with restored Decorated-style tracery and deep hoodmoulds;
plainly-coped parapets. C15 clerestorey has 2-light windows with ogee lights
beneath square heads, hoodmould with good head-and animal-carved stops;
embattled parapet with crocketed pinnacles. Chancel: narrower. Overlapping
south vestry addition has snecked walling and window in style as nave as is
south chancel window. C14 east window of 5 lights with flowing tracery and
hoodmould. Pointed, 2-light north windows. East gable copings with cross.
Interior: double-chamfered tower arch rises from chamfered, quoined jambs.
3-bay north and south arcades: octagonal north piers and imposts with simple
capitals, south piers are quatrefoil and have moulded capitals; double-chamfered
arches. Arched recesses in north and south aisle walls, that to north with
C14 monument. Original C14 east window of south aisle preserved in-situ,
also in south aisle an elaborate double piscina with ogee-headed openings.
Chancel: double-chamfered arch on half-quatrefoil responds. C14 sedilia:
3 seats divided by slender, chamfered shafts, moulded arches beneath castellated
cresting. Fittings:carved reredos depicting last supper, 1900. Monuments:
in north aisle recess, an effigial slab of lady with small daughter by her
side, her pillow held by angels whilst another reaches down to the child.
Brass to east of vestry door to Mary Hutton (d 1662).

Listing NGR: SK5196483702

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