Cheshire East Unitary Authority
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St James' Church, is in the village of Gawsworth, Cheshire, England near Gawsworth Hall. It is an active Anglican parish church in the diocese of Chester. it is included on the list of 'best' English parish churches. The church has been described as a "very strange" church in that it has no aisles, a very wide nave and no structural separation of the chancel and nave. There is a record of a chapel on the site in the 13th century but the present building dates from the 15th century. The nave is the oldest part of the church dating from 1430 and is built from limestone. The tower and chancel were built some 40 years later in sandstone.