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Roman Catholic Church of St James (Spanish Place)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Marylebone High Street, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5182 / 51°31'5"N

Longitude: -0.1525 / 0°9'9"W

OS Eastings: 528280

OS Northings: 181539

OS Grid: TQ282815

Mapcode National: GBR 99.XY

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.93QG

Entry Name: Roman Catholic Church of St James (Spanish Place)

Listing Date: 10 September 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066777

English Heritage Legacy ID: 209781

Location: Westminster, London, W1U

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Marylebone High Street

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Marylebone

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

TQ 2881 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER GEORGE STREET, W1
44/44 (north side)
10.9.54 Church of St James
(spanish Place) (RC)
GV II*
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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