Jacobstow, St James

Historic England grade I, list entry 1328255.


Location map.

GPS coordinates: (50.734163, -4.554757)

Notes on the church

  1. J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol II p 274. William Lake, Truro, . The last [of the stained-glass windows, mostly armorial] was destroyed about the year , merely, as was said, because it darkened the church.
  2. Kelly’s Directory of Cornwall p 905. No mention of stained glass.
  3. Restored , architect Otho Peter of Launceston. Royal Cornwall Gazette p 6 (the windows have been repaired and reglazed, all, with the exception of the tower window, with cathedral glass) Cornish & Devon Post p 4 (reopening), Cornish & Devon Post p 4 (church history) Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 159 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/4, D/E/4/2). Re-opening of Church after restoration.
  4. Kelly’s Directory of Cornwall p 147.
  5. Not to be confused with St James, Jacobstowe, Devon, about four miles north of Okehampton.

The windows are listed starting from liturgical east and going round clockwise, looking down on the building from above. Insertion dates are given when a window has been replaced.