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Latitude: 52.5194 / 52°31'9"N
Longitude: -2.1245 / 2°7'28"W
OS Eastings: 391646
OS Northings: 291286
OS Grid: SO916912
Mapcode National: GBR 4FB.27
Mapcode Global: VH914.4Y60
Plus Code: 9C4VGV9G+Q5
Entry Name: Church of St James the Great
Listing Date: 11 March 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1270306
English Heritage Legacy ID: 459726
Location: Gornal, Dudley, DY3
Electoral Ward/Division: Gornal
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Sedgley
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Lower Gornal, St James the Great
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
Tagged with: Church building
SO 99 SW DUDLEY CHURCH STREET
(west side), Lower Gornal
5/10017 Church of St James the Great
Anglican church. 1815-17 by Thomas Lee; enlarged 1837; refitted 1849 and restored 1899. Dressed stone. Slate and tile roofs. PLAN: The 1815-17 chapel-of-ease comprised a broad nave without aisles, but with a gallery at the west end and a west tower. North and south porches added circa 1837. Refitted and chancel added in 1849. Chancel rebuilt in 1899 and top stage of tower rebuilt in 1930. Gothic style. EXTERIOR: The broad nave has tall lancets with buttresses between. 3-stage west tower with angle buttresses; top stage with 2-light bell-openings and battlements, rebuilt in 1930. Polygonal chancel with angle buttresses, partly rendered. INTERIOR: Plastered walls. Open timber queen-post roof. West gallery on thin posts. Large moulded chancel arch and arch-braced chancel roof. Stone circular pulpit and polygonal font. Organ installed 1899. North window of apse 1902 by Ninian Comper. SOURCE: Ironbridge Institute, A Survey of Surviving Buildings and Remains from the Industrial Period in Gornal, 1991.
Listing NGR: SO9164691286
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