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Former Church of St James

A Grade I Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.636 / 52°38'9"N

Longitude: 1.3003 / 1°18'1"E

OS Eastings: 623415

OS Northings: 309358

OS Grid: TG234093

Mapcode National: GBR WB2.09

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.Y0CJ

Entry Name: Former Church of St James

Listing Date: 26 May 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229743

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR3

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Mancroft

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Norwich St Mary Magdalene with St James

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 2309 SW WHITEFRIARS
(east side)
11/947
26.5.54 Former Church of
St. James.
- I
Former parish church now redundant and used as Puppet Theatre. C15 and
C16. Flint with stone and brick dressings. Brick. Slate roofs. West
tower. Nave and chancel. South aisle. South porch. The short 3-stage
tower is supported on internal arched supports. Brick octagonal top stage
with 2-light window north and south having Y-tracery. 2 storey porch con-
tained within the west end of the aisle. Outer doorway with 2-centre arch
and attached shafts. 3-light window above door with central statue pedestal.
4-bay nave and 2-bay chancel. 3-light Perpendicular windows throughout.
Early C16 3-bay arcade and 2-bay chancel arcade with octagonal piers and 4-
centre arches. Chancel arch. Scissor-brace nave roof. M. Atkin, "Exca-
vation in St. James Church", East Anglian Archaeology, Report No. 15 part I
1982, pp 31-37.


Listing NGR: TG2341509358

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