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Church of St James the Great

A Grade II Listed Building in Rossendale, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6929 / 53°41'34"N

Longitude: -2.2552 / 2°15'18"W

OS Eastings: 383242

OS Northings: 421861

OS Grid: SD832218

Mapcode National: GBR DTPQ.JX

Mapcode Global: WHB8H.BF9S

Entry Name: Church of St James the Great

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072791

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185731

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Hareholme

Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Newchurch St Nicholas with St John

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 82 SW RAWTENSTALL BACUP ROAD
Waterfoot

6/153 Church of St. James the Great
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- II

Church, 1863-5, by Robinson and Stephens (Pevsner). Rock-faced sandstone with
string courses, slate roof. Nave on north-south axis, south-west steeple,
west aisle, chancel. In C13 style. Three-stage tower has angle buttresses,
3-light window, clock-faces at top stage, broach spire with belfry lucarnes to
the cardinal sides. Gable of nave to road has arched doorway with 2 orders of
moulding, a 3-light plate-traceried window above; 4-bay buttressed side wall
of nave has in 2nd bay a gabled porch with steeply pitched roof, moulded
arched doorway with shafts, and plate-traceried 2-light windows; 2-bay chancel
has stepped 3-light "east" window. Interior: 3-bay arcade on short columns
with moulded caps; chancel arch with demi-columns; arch-braced roof;
baptistery in base of tower.


Listing NGR: SD8324221861

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