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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5979 / 52°35'52"N

Longitude: 1.7303 / 1°43'48"E

OS Eastings: 652716

OS Northings: 306548

OS Grid: TG527065

Mapcode National: GBR YR8.09D

Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.KY4R

Plus Code: 9F43HPXJ+54

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 5 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468590

ID on this website: 101245981

Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30

County: Norfolk

District: Great Yarmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Nelson

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Great Yarmouth

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Great Yarmouth

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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839-1/19/145 (South side)
05/08/74 Church of St James


Parish church. Nave and chancel 1870-78 by JP Seddon; aisles
1902-8 by Bottle & Olley. Cut and knapped flint with red brick
dressings. Slate roofs. Nave, aisles and chancel.
EXTERIOR: east end with flushwork panels round the 5-light
Geometric east window. Corners of chancel develop into
polygonal pinnacles. East end of the aisles with one roundel
each, with tracery. North aisle has a 3-bay vestry to the east
lit through 3 lancets and with an arched door. West of this
are three 3-light arched Perpendicular windows separated by
buttresses. Portal at west end of aisle with 4 orders of
chamfered brick arches. Above it is a bell-cote suspended
between 2 polygonal turrets. West end lit through 2 paired
lancets with 2-light Decorated tracery and a rosette above.
3-light Perpendicular south aisle windows. Lean-to aisle roofs
and gabled nave roof.
INTERIOR: 4-bay arcade of drum piers on tall bases with
stiff-leaf capitals supporting pointed brick arches. Yellow
and blue brick patterning. Boarded and arched roof. Thin
timber arch differentiates nave from chancel. Rafter roofs to

Listing NGR: TG5271606548

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