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Roman Catholic Church of St James (Spanish Place), Westminster

Description: Roman Catholic Church of St James (Spanish Place)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 September 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 209781

OS Grid Reference: TQ2828081539
OS Grid Coordinates: 528280, 181539
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5182, -0.1525

Location: Blandford Street, Paddington, Greater London W1U 3 W1M 5AN

Locality: Westminster
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: W1M 5AN

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Listing Text

44/44 (north side)
10.9.54 Church of St James
(spanish Place) (RC)
church, 1885-90 by Edward Goldie. Kentish rag with ashlar dressings and stone
vaulted interior; slate roof. Nave, aisles and narrow outer aisles, non-projecting
transepts, apsidal chancel and north Lady chapel. Ambitious and highly serious
Early English design. North and south porches; lower north chancel chapel as Lady
Chapel; buttresses and flying buttressed clerestory. Lofty stone interior with
8-bay arcade with shafted piers; full gallery, bridged across transepts (in Pearson
manner); quadripartite stone vaulting; the Lady Chapel also vaulted and both north
aisles; the outer aisles have confessionals built into wall arcade. Rich furnish-
ings by Bentley; reredos and hanging baldacchino by Garner.

Listing NGR: TQ2828081539

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Source: English Heritage

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