Snibston: St James

Name:
Snibston: St James
Record Type:
Closed Church
Church code:
619232
Diocese:
Leicester
Archdeaconry:
Loughborough
Parish:
Hugglescote with Donington, Ellistown and Snibston

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is not a Listed Building
Scheduled Monument?
There is no Scheduled Monument within the curtilage or precinct

National Park

The church is not in a National Park

Conservation Area

The church is not in a Conservation Area

Heritage At Risk Status

On Heritage At Risk Register?
This church is not on the Heritage at Risk Register
 

Approximate Date

Approximate Date:
Modern

Exterior Image

Exterior image of 619232 Snibston St James
Caption:
Exterior image of 619232 Snibston St James
Description:
The church seen from the south-east. Photograph taken on 1st February 2007.
Year / Date:
2007
Copyright:
Archbishops' Council
Originator:
Joseph Elders

Summary Description

The church was built in 1915 (foundation stone at west end) by Stockdale Harrison & Son, replacing a timber-framed Mission church dedicated to St Faith erected in 1900, which then functioned as the church hall until demolished and replaced in 1970 by the present building. Chancel and vestries added in 1966 (date stones on both).

Visiting and Facilities

The church is closed for worship.
Date closed for worship: 01/12/2007
Not open to visitors
 

Church Website

Church Website:
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Sources and Further Information

Church Buildings Council (1968) Church Buildings Report PM 2141 [Archive/Document]
Compiled 8th February 2007 by Joseph Elders, the Archaeology Officer of the Council for the Care of Churches after a visit to the site on 1st February 2007. Location and setting, building history, ground plan and dimensions, building material, general description, furnishings and fittings, bibliography, state of repair, comments.
Joseph Elders (2007) Exterior image of 619232 Snibston St James [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Exterior image of 619232 Snibston St James
Joseph Elders (2007) Interior image of 619232 Snibston St James [Digital Archive/Graphic material]
Interior image of 619232 Snibston St James
Leicestershire County Council (2017) Leicestershire & Rutland Historic Environment Record (HER) HER Number: MLE22330 [Digital Archive/Data]
James Miles (2018) Closed Churches [Digital Archive/Data]