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Church of St James the Greater, Glaisdale

Description: Church of St James the Greater

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 328027

OS Grid Reference: NZ7632407674
OS Grid Coordinates: 476324, 507674
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4587, -0.8241

Location: Eller Gates, Glaisdale, North Yorkshire YO21 2AQ

Locality: Glaisdale
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO21 2AQ

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Listing Text


8/108 Church of St.
James the Greater

Church, 1902 by Temple Moore. Lightly-tooled snecked sandstone
with ashlar dressings and plain clay-tiled roof. West tower, 3-bay
nave with south porch, 3-bay chancel with small north vestry extension
Small scale, modified Early English style.

Slim square 1-stage tower with high chamfered west plinth. Corbelled-
out battlemented parapet with waterspout. Double-chamfered tall
west lancet; shouldered-arched bell openings. Similar windows in
nave. Chancel south windows 2 small lancets and 2 small square-
headed chamfered windows. Shouldered-arched priest's door. East
window of 3 stepped lancets.

Gabled south porch has heavy battened door with good ironwork.
Interior exposed stone with ribbed barreled wood roof. Good
woodwork includes heavy pine benches and oak pulpit, lectern and
choir seats. Carved marble reredos. Linked sedile and piscina.
Mosaic floors in chancel, stepped sanctuary and centre aisle.
Pevsner, N. Riding p.227.

Listing NGR: NZ7632407674

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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