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Church of Saint James

A Grade II Listed Building in Huddersfield, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6227 / 53°37'21"N

Longitude: -1.8827 / 1°52'57"W

OS Eastings: 407856

OS Northings: 414022

OS Grid: SE078140

Mapcode National: GBR HV9K.63

Mapcode Global: WHCB6.16RM

Entry Name: Church of Saint James

Listing Date: 25 May 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1233461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 408960

Location: Kirklees, HD7

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Colne Valley

Built-Up Area: Huddersfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Slaithwaite with East Scammonden St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


25.5.66 Church of St James

- II

1796. Classical church. Later chancel. Tower and side porches added 1890.
Ashlar to north and south elevations. Hammer dressed stone to chancel with stone
quoins. Pitched slate roof with gable copings. Two storeys and basement.
7-bay nave with single light stained glass windows to both floors. Moulded
eaves cornice to south side. Basement doorway on south side is inscribed
"NATIONAL SCHOOL 1824". East gable has oculus in apex and two single stained
glass windows at gallery level. Venetian window to chancel. West tower of
4 reducing tiers. Clock face to 4 sides. Round arched, louvred bell chamber
openings with overarch. Cornice and parapet with paired crocketted corner
pinnacles. Flanking tower are north and south side is porch with round arched
stained glass windows. Entrance is dated 1896. Interior; raking gallery
to 3 sides on round piers. Panelled gallery fronts. Choir, in square bay
preceding chancel, is bounded on all 4 sides by round arches on square responds.

Listing NGR: SE0785614022

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

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