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Latitude: 50.7579 / 50°45'28"N
Longitude: -1.2859 / 1°17'9"W
OS Eastings: 450465
OS Northings: 95607
OS Grid: SZ504956
Mapcode National: GBR 89R.KNX
Mapcode Global: FRA 8762.LW0
Entry Name: Church of St James
Listing Date: 17 August 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1222746
English Heritage Legacy ID: 418164
Location: East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32
County: Isle of Wight
Civil Parish: East Cowes
Built-Up Area: East Cowes
Traditional County: Hampshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Isle of Wight
Church of England Parish: East Cowest St James
Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth
Church of St James
SZ 59 NW 5/33 17.8.51.
West Tower by Nash, all that remains of the church of that period whose foundation
stone was laid by Princess Victoria in September 1831. The remainder was rebuilt
by T Hellyer in 1868. Built of stone rubble with tiled roof. The west tower
has pointed and quatrefoil windows and a low stair turret on the north side.
Four bay nave with clerestorey and north and south aisles with wooden gallery
to part. Italian Romanesque style columns to interior. John Nash, died 1835,
is buried in the churchyard. His tomb stands in the angle of the tower and
the west end of the south aisle of the nave. The church is listed mainly for
its connections with Nash.
Listing NGR: SZ5046595607
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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