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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Wakefield West, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6729 / 53°40'22"N

Longitude: -1.502 / 1°30'7"W

OS Eastings: 432995

OS Northings: 419714

OS Grid: SE329197

Mapcode National: GBR KTYZ.M3

Mapcode Global: WHC9Z.WYX5

Plus Code: 9C5WMFFX+45

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 30 March 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443753

Location: Wakefield, WF2

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Wakefield West

Built-Up Area: Wakefield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thornes St James

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE 31 NW

Church of St James


Church of England 1829-31 by Atkinson and Sharpe. Classical church of coursed, squared stone with frieze and eaves cornice, central bay of gabled west end projects and rises as a square tower with octagonal drum and dome. Simple, severe detail. Doors and windows in plain architraves with cornices over. Central west door and blind doors in western bays of five-bay returns. Quadrant spiked railings enclose angles between tower and west wall. At east end a plain pediment and a blank tripartite window with Doric entablature. Small later C19 east addition.

Listing NGR: SE3299519714

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