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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Crigglestone, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6381 / 53°38'17"N

Longitude: -1.5178 / 1°31'4"W

OS Eastings: 431980

OS Northings: 415843

OS Grid: SE319158

Mapcode National: GBR KVVC.6K

Mapcode Global: WHCB5.NTG9

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 22 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1199803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342314

Location: Crigglestone, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Crigglestone

Built-Up Area: Wakefield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Chapelthorpe St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(west side),

2/11 Church of St. James

Church. c1771, destroyed by fire 1951, rebuilt in facsimile reusing original
C18 walls and openings. Ashlar, stone slate roof. Classical style. Rectangular
nave. Plinth, sill band and impost band. 3-bay symmetrical pedimented gabled
end has 2 original doorways with architraves, pulvinated friezes, consoles and
triangular pediments set within semicircular-arched recesses, the voussoirs
aligned to the courses. Centre bay has 3-light wooden framed window with same
above. Quatrefoil set in apex. Coped gable surmounted by open drum with ogee
cap supported by Tuscan columns. Ritual east end has large Venetian window the
imposts supported by paired engaged Tuscan columns. Open pedimented gable. Left
and right returns of 7 bays: 6 bays of semicircular-arched windows with architraves;
7th bay breaking forward with pedimented gables. Doorway set in side wall on south

Interior: c1951. East window has stained glass of that date.

Listing NGR: SE3198015843

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