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Church of St Barnabas and St James the Greater, Waltham Forest

Description: Church of St Barnabas and St James the Greater

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 February 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 206926

OS Grid Reference: TQ3722488298
OS Grid Coordinates: 537224, 188298
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5769, -0.0211

Location: Wellesley Road, Walthamstow, Greater London E17 8NN

Locality: Waltham Forest
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: E17 8NN

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Listing Text

Walthamstow, E17
2/14 (east side)

24.2.81 Church of St Barnabas and
St James the Greater (formerly
listed as Church of St Barnabas)


Church. 1902. By W D Caröe. Red brick, stone dressings. Low pitched slate roof
to parapet. Aisled 6-bay nave, clerestory; lower aisled 3-bay chancel; north-west
and south-west porches. Narrow square north-west tower with splayed corners,
segmental openings, buttresses and crenellated parapet; narrow shingle spire. Arts
and Crafts Perpendicular manner. Segmental entrance in gabled south porch. Brick
and stone interior. Stone clustered piers with crenellated capitals. Openwork brick
band above; 3-light clerestory windows. Low roof in Tudor manner, rising from stone
wall shafts. Pointed chancel arch on carved corbels. 7-light east window with
stained glass by Clayton and Bell. Furniture by Caröe, including lectern, pulpit,
Purbeck marble traceried font, etc. Lettering to foundation stone at east end
understood to be a very early work by Eric Gill.

Listing NGR: TQ3722488298

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Source: English Heritage

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