in Stoke-on-Trent and area
Church of St. James,
04 March 1992
Church of St. James the Less
STOKE ON TRENT SJ94SW
UTTOXETER ROAD, Longton
Church. 1833-4, a
Commissioners Church designed by J Trubshaw, Sandstone
The church of St. James-the-Less
photo: 2004 - Eileen Hallam
a Commissioners Church designed by J.Trubshaw.
Sandstone ashlar faced. West tower, nave with two aisles,
chancel. 3-stage tower with simple hood mould over west door and
Perpendicular style window above, with clock over, and paired
Traceried panels to embattled parapet. Decorated
style windows to aisles, which are divided into 6 bays by
buttresses forming pinnacles, and which have embattled parapet
Apsidal chancel with Perpendicular style 2-tier
windows with hoodmoulds carried on corbel heads. Interior not
inspected but said to include east window by Cappronier, 1874,
and a monument by Baailey of 1843.
(The Victoria History of the Counties of England:
Pugh RB: Staffordshire: Oxford: 1963-).
"St. James the
Less, Uttoxeter Road (SE). 1832-4 by T. Johnson
(sic). A large Commissioner's church which cost over £1,000. W
tower, chancel and nave in one, six bays, clerestory. Short
chancel and polygonal apse. - stained glass. The E window by
Capronnier, 1874. - monument. John Cary 1842. By Baily.
The usual kneeling mourning female by an urn, but unusually well
Pevsner: The Buildings of England
The church of St.
showing the close proximity of the bottle kilns
photo: c.1950's - Lovatt Collection
on St. James church
Works, Uttoxeter Road, Longton
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