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Church of St James, West Tilbury

Description: Church of St James

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 February 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 119822

OS Grid Reference: TQ6613677704
OS Grid Coordinates: 566136, 177704
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4739, 0.3908

Location: Church Road, Thurrock RM18 8UB

Locality: West Tilbury
County: Thurrock
Country: England
Postcode: RM18 8UB

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There is also a scheduled monument, Earthworks near church, West Tilbury, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

Church of St James
TQ 67 NE 11/17 8.2.60


Late C11 or early C12, altered in C14 and 1879. Flint and ragstone rubble
with limestone dressings. Roofs tiled. C12 nave, largely refaced in C19,
except for south wall. One C12 window with rounded head, and remain of one
C13 window. Cll chancel has C19 east window, with C14 splays and rear arch.
North wall has C14 window with 2 centred rear arch, nor blocked, and a C19
window. Part of late C11 window above. South wall has two C19 windows incorporating
some C14 detailing. North vestry and porch are 1879, incorporating much
early material. West tower is also 1879. One of the dominant landmarks
of south Essex.
(RCHM 2).

Listing NGR: TQ6613677704

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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