CHURCH OF ST JAMES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1076048
Date first listed:
30-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, BRIDGNORTH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JAMES, BRIDGNORTH ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Dudley (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 89184 84707

Details

1. 5106 BRIDGNORTH ROAD, WOLLASTON (North Side) SO 8984 2/61 Church of St. James

II

2. Parish Church.Circa 1860 by G.Bidlake.Black brick with limestone dressings, plinth band, quoins, cornices and gable- parapets. Plain tiled roofs. North-West tower, nave with north and south aisles and north and south porches, north and south transeptal chapels and chancel. North-west tower: three stages with clasping buttresses rising to gabled weatherings at the top of the second stage. Pierced arcaded parapet, carried on machicolations with corner pinnacles. Belfry-stage with paired belfry openings with quatrefoils inset over trilobed tracery. Triangular hoodmould over both. Octagonal clockface in second stage with flush stone band below. Small lancet window rising into this band. West doorway at ground-level with moulded arched surround carried on a single columnar order and set within a raised triangular gable-hooded surround. Nave: West wall with 4-light perpendicular-style window and three lights below with triangular hoodmoulds. Eaves cornice with corbel table. Three clerestory semi-dormers with parapet-gables and two-light windows with trefoils on quatrefoils in apices. South porch towards west and of south aisle. Moulded door surround with moulded arched-surround and capitals.Panelled doubled doors with decorative strap-hinges. Paired side windows to porch in style of quatrefoils. Aisle windows to right, two triple-arched windows divided by a low buttress. Lower transeptal chapel to right with three-light and window in a Decorated style. Chancel: South side with single window to left. East window of five lights with curvilinear tracery. North aisle with three driple-arched windows; three clerestory semi-dormer windows similar to those of the south side.

Listing NGR: SO8918484707

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
217875
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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