Church of St John, Long Lane, Alkmonton - Derbyshire Dales

Simple mid-C19 church of field pebbles with decorative tiled roofs. Internally there is a rare, high quality, painted scheme; plaster ceilings are painted in imitation of timber, the chancel arch, window and door surrounds are painted in imitation of ashlar. There is a long history of movement and a Heritage Lottery Fund grant was awarded for extensive development work in 2011 including structural monitoring, paint analysis, drainage and tree surveys. A Heritage Lottery Fund Grant for Places of Worship was awarded in 2015 to develop a repair scheme and repairs should be completed by 2019.

Church of St John, Long Lane, Alkmonton - Derbyshire Dales
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST JOHN
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1335021
  • Local Planning Authority: Derbyshire Dales
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St John
  • Street Name: Long Lane
  • County: Derbyshire
  • District / Borough: Derbyshire Dales
  • Parish: Alkmonton
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Derbyshire Dales
  • Region: East Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II