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Walls and Railings to St James's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Uplands, Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6186 / 51°37'6"N

Longitude: -3.9607 / 3°57'38"W

OS Eastings: 264356

OS Northings: 192907

OS Grid: SS643929

Mapcode National: GBR WP9.KT

Mapcode Global: VH4K9.9LH1

Entry Name: Walls and Railings to St James's Church

Listing Date: 25 July 1994

Last Amended: 25 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14639

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Forming churchyard between St James’ Crescent and Walter Road.

County: Swansea

Community: Uplands

Community: Uplands

Built-Up Area: Swansea

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

Circa 1867, contemporary with St James’ Church.

Exterior

Dwarf stone wall, snecked with chamfered coping, raised stone piers with triangular coping. Between piers, cast iron posts with pinnacles, and curved stanchions (some posts with inscription "Thomas and Bath Swansea"), and sections of railing with alternating pinnacles and compound double crosier shaped finials (some railings removed to NE of church). Entrances with double cast-iron gates to S and NE of church, entrances with single cast-iron gates to E and W angles of churchyard, and to NW of church, gates in similar style to railings.

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with church.

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