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Former Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Manchester, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4497 / 53°26'58"N

Longitude: -2.2145 / 2°12'52"W

OS Eastings: 385853

OS Northings: 394786

OS Grid: SJ858947

Mapcode National: GBR DRV.5D

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.YKN8

Plus Code: 9C5VCQXP+V6

Entry Name: Former Church of St James

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200848

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388081

Location: Manchester, M14

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Rusholme

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Birch with Fallowfield

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/9/798 (East side)
03/10/74 Former Church of St James
(Formerly Listed as:
DANES ROAD, Rusholme
(East side)
Church of St James)


Church, now nursing home. 1845-6, by J.M.Derick; altered.
Coursed squared sandstone, slate roofs. C13 Gothic style. Nave
with south-west steeple, north and south aisles, chancel with
north vestry and south chapel on parallel axes. The 4-stage
tower has a weathered plinth, clasping buttresses to the first
2 stages, a set-back belfry stage with clasping corner
pilasters and corbel tables, and a broach spire with lucarnes;
a 2-centred arched south doorway with double-chamfered
surround and hoodmould, small cusped lancets to this and the
2nd stage, and louvred 2-light belfry windows with geometrical
plate tracery. The 6-bay nave has a 2-centred arched west
doorway with double-chamfered surround and hoodmould, a tall
2-centred arched west window with 2 lancet lights and a
quatrefoil in the head and a hoodmould, and a steeply pitched
coped gable with apex cross; and a pilastered clerestory with
an arcaded window of 5 cusped lights and a corbel table to
each bay. The aisles have low buttressed walls with 2 small
lancets and a corbel table to each bay (the 5th bay now
altered as a doorway). Chancel, chapel and vestry in similar
style. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8585394786

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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