Description: Former Church of St James
Date Listed: 26 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229743
OS Grid Reference: TG2341509358
OS Grid Coordinates: 623415, 309358
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6359, 1.3003
TG 2309 SW WHITEFRIARS
26.5.54 Former Church of
Former parish church now redundant and used as Puppet Theatre. C15 and
C16. Flint with stone and brick dressings. Brick. Slate roofs. West
tower. Nave and chancel. South aisle. South porch. The short 3-stage
tower is supported on internal arched supports. Brick octagonal top stage
with 2-light window north and south having Y-tracery. 2 storey porch con-
tained within the west end of the aisle. Outer doorway with 2-centre arch
and attached shafts. 3-light window above door with central statue pedestal.
4-bay nave and 2-bay chancel. 3-light Perpendicular windows throughout.
Early C16 3-bay arcade and 2-bay chancel arcade with octagonal piers and 4-
centre arches. Chancel arch. Scissor-brace nave roof. M. Atkin, "Exca-
vation in St. James Church", East Anglian Archaeology, Report No. 15 part I
1982, pp 31-37.
Listing NGR: TG2341509358
Source: English Heritage
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