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Listed Building: CHURCH OF ST JAMES, CROSSHILL (1158522)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 1284, 6, 24
Date assigned Wednesday, May 25, 1988
Date last amended


'SK 44 NW CODNOR CROSSHILL (west side) 6/24 Church of St James II Church. 1844 by Robert Barker, chancel 1888-90 by J Holden, also with C20 additions. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with crested ridge tiles, stone coped gables and eastern ridge crosses. Western tower, 5 bay nave, 2 bay chancel with north vestry and parish room. Three stage tower has stepped angle buttresses rising over the parapets with pinnacled tops. Pointed chamfered doorcase with double doors to south, large chamfered western lancet, and attached C20 boiler house to north of no special interest. Second stage has small lancet over the door and bell stage has corbel table to base and paired chamfered lancets to each side. Eaves stringcourse and embattled parapets. Nave has stepped butresses to angles and between bays. Chancel has deep plinth and buttresses between bays and to angles. Single lancet to south side. East side has three blind flat headed openings set into the plinth, stepped triple lancet window above with moulded sill band and continuous hoodmould, also a trefoil shaped window in the gable. North vestry has large flat headed 3-light mullion window to north wall with trefoil shaped window above, and angled wall to west with pointed doorcase which has hoodmould with foliage stops and plate tracery tympanum. C20 parish room added to north of no special interest. Interior has western gallery with blind arcaded gallery on iron columns, moulded chancel arch with soffit on foliage corbels below inscribed hoodmould with foliage stops. Caernavon arched doorcase into north vestry, with pointed plasterwork panel over. Four-centred door into the tower and similar to gallery staircase. Scissor truss roofs to chancel, arched braced trusses to nave. Fittings all late C19 or C20. Three late C19 marble wall memorials. Listing NGR: SK4186148743.'

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  • Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 41861 48743 (point)
Map sheet SK44NW

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Record last edited

Jan 4 2023 2:40PM

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