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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in East Cowes, Isle of Wight

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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

Plus Code: 9C2WQP57+5J

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 17 August 1951

Grade: II

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

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East Cowes
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

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