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Church of St James the Great, Waterfoot

Description: Church of St James the Great

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185731

OS Grid Reference: SD8324221861
OS Grid Coordinates: 383242, 421861
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6929, -2.2552

Location: 1 Church Street, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 9AB

Locality: Waterfoot
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 9AB

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Listing Text


6/153 Church of St. James the Great
- II

Church, 1863-5, by Robinson and Stephens (Pevsner). Rock-faced sandstone with
string courses, slate roof. Nave on north-south axis, south-west steeple,
west aisle, chancel. In C13 style. Three-stage tower has angle buttresses,
3-light window, clock-faces at top stage, broach spire with belfry lucarnes to
the cardinal sides. Gable of nave to road has arched doorway with 2 orders of
moulding, a 3-light plate-traceried window above; 4-bay buttressed side wall
of nave has in 2nd bay a gabled porch with steeply pitched roof, moulded
arched doorway with shafts, and plate-traceried 2-light windows; 2-bay chancel
has stepped 3-light "east" window. Interior: 3-bay arcade on short columns
with moulded caps; chancel arch with demi-columns; arch-braced roof;
baptistery in base of tower.

Listing NGR: SD8324221861

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Source: English Heritage

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