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Church of St James

A Grade II* Listed Building in City of Westminster, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.5131 / 51°30'46"N

Longitude: -0.1765 / 0°10'35"W

OS Eastings: 526632

OS Northings: 180924

OS Grid: TQ266809

Mapcode National: GBR 4C.KS

Mapcode Global: VHGQY.W7KF

Plus Code: 9C3XGR7F+69

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 25 September 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237437

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428698

Location: Hyde Park, Westminster, London, W2

County: Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Hyde Park

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James Paddington

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

25.9.51 Church of St. James
Church. 1881 by G.E. Street, with west chapel (formerly chancel) of 1841-3 by
Goldicutt and Gutch. Church oriented with chancel to west. Decorated style.
Yellow brick. Knapped flints and stone dressings. 4-bay nave, clerestory, lower
chancel. 2 stage tower to east with spire recessed behind quatrefoil parapet,
corner pinnacles with flying buttresses; and 5-light window to base. 3-light
windows to aisles, with flowing tracery; set in knapped flint walls. Clerestory
with paired 2-light traceried windows. Interior: 2-bay chancel with 7-light
flowing traceried east window, and timber tierceron vaulting. 3 oculi above
chancel arch. Nave with cloistered piers to pointed nave arcade; coved roof to
nave adorned with figures of angels; marble cladding to spandrels of arcade and
to aisle walls. South east (liturgical) chapel with central timber column.
Victorian stained glass to rest of windows. Marble font, pulpit and inlaid
London Vol II, N Pevsner.

Listing NGR: TQ2663280923

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

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