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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Tintwistle, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4921 / 53°29'31"N

Longitude: -1.8812 / 1°52'52"W

OS Eastings: 407981

OS Northings: 399498

OS Grid: SK079994

Mapcode National: GBR HX91.JW

Mapcode Global: WHCBS.2HH6

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 15 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203925

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82174

Location: Tintwistle, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK13

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Civil Parish: Tintwistle

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Tintwistle Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SK 09 NE PARISH OF TINTWISTLE WOODHEAD ROAD
5/30 (North Side)
Church of St James
GV II


Church. Mid C18. Coursed rubble gritstone with gritstone dressings. Stone
slate roof and C20 wooden turret on the west gable. Simple rectangular plan
plus a south porch added in a matching style in 1924. South elevation with
central porch flanked on either side by round-arched windows with keystones and
imposts, and metal diamond patterned glazing bars with margin lights filled with
coloured glass. Similar east window but with early C19 wooden Y tracery. The
roof was raised and, three windows inserted into the north wall in the late C18.
The north side has a central round arched window with quoins and voussoirs and
wooden 'Classical' tracery. To the left and higher up a large rectangular
window with diamond leaded light and margin lights with coloured glass. To the
right formerly a similar rectangular window now with its lower parts blocked.
South doorway, round-arched with keystone and C18 studded plank door. Inside:
early C19 west gallery, supported on wooden posts, panelled gallery front. Dado
with raised and fielded panels to north south and east walls. Simple openwork
benches with trefoiled tops. Bench fronts with flat balusters.


Listing NGR: SK0798199498

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

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