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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Baildon, Bradford

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Latitude: 53.8469 / 53°50'48"N

Longitude: -1.7518 / 1°45'6"W

OS Eastings: 416426

OS Northings: 438993

OS Grid: SE164389

Mapcode National: GBR JR6Y.JQ

Mapcode Global: WHC93.2K2Q

Plus Code: 9C5WR6WX+Q7

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314288

English Heritage Legacy ID: 337878

ID on this website: 101314288

Location: St James' Church, Charlestown, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD17

County: Bradford

Civil Parish: Baildon

Built-Up Area: Baildon

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Baildon St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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SE164390 (north side)

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Church. Mid-late C19 re-erected on present site c1905. Timber-framed
with weatherboarding, pantile roof. Nave and chancel continuously roofed,
north transceptal chapel, south porch, short belfry tower to west end.
5 bays articulated by buttresses, which are continuation of principal
rafters of A-frame, with quatrefoils set in angle with wall. Simple
gabled transcept and porch. Lateral windows are square-headed and plain.
East and west windows are of 4 lights with traceried heads. Tower has
3 quatrefoils in belfry with pyramidal roof. Gable cross.

Interior: Single-vessel. 6 internal bays with collar trusses. That
at junction with chancel is arch-braced. Simple chancel screen with
curved spandrels to uprights infilled with quatrefoils. Chancel roof
is boarded. Small transceptal chapel with boarded roof. 3 windows
with diamond panes and coloured glass. Originally erected at Great
Warley in Essex; it was given, together with land for the site, by
the Trustees of the late Rev. H. R. Bailey, sometime Rector of Warley.
Prominent in the landscape.

Listing NGR: SE1643439023

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