St. James Episcopal Church (McLeansboro, Illinois)

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St. James Episcopal Church
St. James Episcopal Church in McLeansboro.jpg
Northern side of the church
St. James Episcopal Church (McLeansboro, Illinois) is located in Illinois
St. James Episcopal Church (McLeansboro, Illinois)
Location 111 N. Pearl St.,
McLeansboro, Hamilton County, Illinois
Coordinates 38°5′35″N 88°32′10″W / 38.09306°N 88.53611°W / 38.09306; -88.53611Coordinates: 38°5′35″N 88°32′10″W / 38.09306°N 88.53611°W / 38.09306; -88.53611
Area less than one acre
Built 1882
Architectural style Late Gothic Revival
NRHP Reference # 94001602[1]
Added to NRHP January 24, 1995

The St. James Episcopal Church is an Episcopal church located at 111 N. Pearl St. in McLeansboro, Illinois. The Gothic Revival church was built in 1880-81. The brick church features a 50-foot (15 m) bell tower and a steep gable roof. The walls of the church are supported by brick buttresses with stone caps. The church includes a variety of stained glass windows, including a rose window in the western gable, a round window above the altar, and a tall central window depicting Jesus as the Good Shepherd. The majority of the church's remaining windows are Gothic pointed arch windows.[2]

The church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on January 24, 1995.[1]


  1. ^ a b Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Vallowe, Frederic F. (October 21, 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: St. James Episcopal Church" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 

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