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Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in West Hampstead, London

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Latitude: 51.5459 / 51°32'45"N

Longitude: -0.1918 / 0°11'30"W

OS Eastings: 525480

OS Northings: 184544

OS Grid: TQ254845

Mapcode National: GBR 10.E7

Mapcode Global: VHGQR.MDGS

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378657

English Heritage Legacy ID: 477991

Location: Camden, London, NW6

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: West Hampstead

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St James West Hampstead

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


798-1/47/1753 (South side)
Church of St James


Church. 1887-8. By AW Blomfield. Red brick with limited stone
dressings and slate roofs. Tall clerestory and steeply-pitched
roofs; flat east end with 5-light lancet window. Lower
north-east chapel has apsidal end.
INTERIOR: 5-bay brick arcade with brick string course above,
circular stone piers. Braced timber roof. Each aisle has five
pairs of 2-light windows; paired lancets in clerestory.
Fittings: wrought-iron screen and rood to chancel. Patterned
encaustic tiles on chancel floor. Organ on south side 1884.
Pulpit is Early English in style, Caen stone surmounted by
Irish shell marble with columns of red Devonshire marble,
shafts of Bristol Pennant and Corshill stone. Carved by
Gilbert Seale. Font of Caen stone on Portland stone base,
shaft of red Corshill; columns of Irish shell marble.
Palindromic inscription in Greek.
Stained glass: chancel east window 1890 by Kempe; Lady Chapel
apse windows 1888 by Westlake; Lady chapel north windows 1893
by Kempe; South aisle west window Heaton, Butler and Bayne;
north and south aisle windows Edward Frampton; Resurrection by
Kempe; nave west window 1892 by Kempe.

Listing NGR: TQ2548084544

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

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