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Church of St James

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hyndburn, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7576 / 53°45'27"N

Longitude: -2.3939 / 2°23'38"W

OS Eastings: 374123

OS Northings: 429097

OS Grid: SD741290

Mapcode National: GBR CSQZ.JR

Mapcode Global: WH96X.6T87

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 9 March 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072728

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183854

Location: Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Town: Hyndburn

Electoral Ward/Division: Church

Built-Up Area: Church

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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Listing Text

SD 72 NW
4/51 Church of St. James

- II*

Church; late medieval tower, nave 1804-5, chancel 1895-6. (Tower
under repair following fire, 1983). Mostly coursed sandstone, with
slate roof. Embattled west tower of uncoursed roughly-hewn blocks has
diagonal (west) and angle (east) buttresses, dripcourses above and
below the belfry, low rectangular west door with moulded jambs and
lintel, and a hoodmould, a 3-light Perpendicular window with a gabled
hoodmoulds, similar but smaller openings to 3 sides of belfry (clock
on 4th side), and various small single-light openings. Nave of 5 bays,
2 storeys, all windows round-headed with imposts and keystones,
containing later ogival-headed wooden tracery; chancel is rock-faced,
buttressed, 3 bays, with arched and traceried windows. Interior: 3-
sided gallery with traceried panels, carried on octagonal iron columns
with panelled faces and decorated capitals; at west end a reflected
pair of staircases to gallery; flat ceiling; 2 Morris windows (4
Evangelists) on south side; late-medieval octagonal font with blank
shields in faces; panelled benches with varied carved tracery on the

Listing NGR: SD7412329097

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