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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Moss Side, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.69 / 53°41'23"N

Longitude: -2.7324 / 2°43'56"W

OS Eastings: 351730

OS Northings: 421752

OS Grid: SD517217

Mapcode National: GBR 9TCR.7Z

Mapcode Global: WH860.0J41

Plus Code: 9C5VM7Q9+X2

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 27 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210642

English Heritage Legacy ID: 357950

ID on this website: 101210642

Location: St James' Church, Moss Side, South Ribble, Lancashire, PR26

County: Lancashire

District: South Ribble

Electoral Ward/Division: Moss Side

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Leyland

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Leyland St James

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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8/45 Church of St. James
- II

Church 1854-5, by Ewan Christian. Stone with slate roofs. Early English
style. West tower with splay-footed spire, nave and 2 aisles separately
roofed making 3 parallel ridges. Tower has angle buttresses, deeply
recessed west. window with sloping sill and plate tracery, and one belfry
louvre on each side, each with pointed arch and chamfered splay. Entrance
in centre of north aisle has gabled porch with low eaves; all aisle
windows (2 on north side, 3 on south side) have plate tracery in two-
centred arches. Angled buttresses to both aisles and chancel. East
window of 3 narrow cusped lights in plate tracery. Interior: the three
adjoined vessels of nave and aisles make a square plan broken only by the
nave arcade of three 2-centred arches carried on short octagonal columns,
and dying at the east and west ends into foliated imposts; chancel continues
nave and both have an open collar rafter roof; east wall of chancel has a blind
arcade of trefoils. In south aisle is fine monumental effigy of
Sarah Esther Farrington, died 1863, originally in chancel together with
Farrington family pews, which were also removed. Church built at expense
of Mrs. Farrington, on being widowed shortly after her marriage.

Listing NGR: SD5173021752

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