Swarkestone: St James Church


Situated down a quiet lane by the banks of the Trent and close to the historic Swarkestone bridge is the church of St James. The church was originally constructed in the 12th century and is built with ashlar and rubble stone. The building was heavily restored in 1874-76 by F.J.Robinson with only the 14th century tower and 16th century Harpur chancel remaining intact.


Sculpted angel tombstone in the graveyard

The church is of St James is Grade II* Listed.

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