Lower Gornal


Anglican, St James the Great

The nave and tower were built in 1817 by architect Thomas Lee. There were additions of north and south porches in 1837, the chancel was extended in 1863 and the church restored in 1889. In the centre of Lower Gornal, St James maintains the Anglo-Catholic traditions of the Church of England.

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                                                                              St James the Great (2012)
                                                 (Copyright Dennis Harper, Churches of Britain and Ireland.)

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                                                 St James the Great 2019. Copyright Aidan McRae Thomson (Flickr)

References:      Bridges, Tim. Churches of the Black Country, Logaston Press, 2008.

Websites:          British History Online:   Entry for Gornal
                           Grade II Listed Building:  Listing Details Here.
                           Historic England Listing
                           Church Plans Online:  Plan for 1837
                           Parish Website not found.
                           A Church Near You

Nearby churches are:  Dudley,  Pensnett,  Sedgley,  Upper Gornal.

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