History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Selby, North Yorkshire

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 53.7825 / 53°46'56"N

Longitude: -1.0712 / 1°4'16"W

OS Eastings: 461299

OS Northings: 432195

OS Grid: SE612321

Mapcode National: GBR NSYP.WT

Mapcode Global: WHFD2.J643

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 14 November 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 325842

Location: Selby, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

Civil Parish: Selby

Built-Up Area: Selby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Selby St James

Church of England Diocese: York

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

1. -----------------
5342 Church of St James

SE 6132 SW 4/144


Foundation stone laid 6th May 1866. Designed by and endowed at the expense of James
Audus the younger, the prominent local philanthropist, and amateur architect.
A good example of the principles and taste of the Ecclesiological Society, and
an outstanding achievement by a little-known amateur.
Hammer-dressed stone. Ashlar dressings. Pitched slate roof. Tile cresting.
Nave, chancel, lean-to aisles, "transepts", porches and west tower. Early English
style, with richly "Ecclesiological" interior.
Fittings include:
1. Exterior. Boarded doors with ornamental wrought iron hinges. Viking-style wrought
iron boot scrapers.
2. Interior. Exceptional wood and brass lectern. Marble reredos. Good organ
chest, with ornamental wrought iron hinges and stencilled patterns. Good woodwork,
especially the characteristically mid-C19 clerks desks and stalls. Very distinctive
and delicate ironwork surrounding pulpit, to communion rail, and for curtains on
inside of porch doors.

Listing NGR: SE6129932195

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.