St James' Church, Long Eaton facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSt James' Mission Church, Long Eaton
St James' Mission Church, Tamworth Road, Long Eaton
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Architect(s)||John Sheldon of Long Eaton|
|Style||Early English Gothic|
|Groundbreaking||19 January 1886|
|Completed||9 July 1886|
|Construction cost||£513 (equivalent to £40,100 in 2018).2018|
|Length||53 feet (16 m)|
|Width||30 feet (9.1 m)|
|Height||20 feet (6.1 m)|
The foundation stone was laid on 19 January 1886 by Joseph Billyeald at the site on Tamworth Road. It was designed by the architect John Sheldon of Long Eaton and built by Mr Pirks of Long Eaton. The estimated cost of construction was £513, and the building dimensions were 53 feet (16 m) by 30 feet (9.1 m) with a ceiling height of 20 feet (6.1 m). It was designed to accommodate around 450 worshippers.
It was opened for worship by the Bishop of Southwell, Rt Revd George Ridding on 9 July 1886.
The church hall behind the church was opened on 4 July 1908 by Revd. Canon Maden, Rector of Plumtree. It cost £1,100 (equivalent to £82,300 in 2018)2018 to build.
It closed for worship in 1952.
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