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Church of St James

A Grade I Listed Building in Baldersby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1871 / 54°11'13"N

Longitude: -1.4403 / 1°26'24"W

OS Eastings: 436623

OS Northings: 476957

OS Grid: SE366769

Mapcode National: GBR LNC0.ZT

Mapcode Global: WHD8T.V0BY

Entry Name: Church of St James

Listing Date: 26 May 1971

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296495

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330400

Location: Baldersby, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, YO7

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Baldersby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

(north side)
Baldersby St James
3/24 Church of St James

Church. 1856-58. By William Butterfield for Viscount Downe of
Baldersby Park. Snecked stone with ashlar details. Red tile roof with
lead on north aisle and vestry. High Victorian style: west tower, 5-bay
aisled nave with south porch, 2-bay unaisled, lower chancel. 3-stage
west tower with banded masonry surmounted by spire with lucarnes. Nave:
2-light Early English style windows with round windows to west end of
aisles and vesica east window in south aisle. Chancel: Early English
style windows and a 3-light, geometrical east window with cinquefoil
motif in 3 roundels. Interior: nave has quatrefoil piers with fillets
and bell capitals, brick interior walling with ashlar bands and inlaid
circular motifs. Chancel arch has attached columns and there is a low,
pierced, stone screen. Butterfield's decorative scheme and fittings
remain virtually intact, including inlaid floor tiles, sanctuary walls
of red-veined alabaster, painted chancel roof, wrought iron corona
lucis, screens, etc. Font of inlaid marble with tall spire-like cover
suspended from iron rods and with counter-weight in the form of a dove.

Listing NGR: SE3662476957

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