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CHURCH OF ST SWITHIN

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF ST SWITHIN

List entry Number: 1057675

Location

CHURCH OF ST SWITHIN, MAIN ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Holmesfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 79646

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

PARISH OF HOLMESFIELD MAIN ROAD SK 37 NW 5/164 (North Side) Church of St Swithin, 31.1.67 Holmesfield II Parish Church. 1727, with additions in 1826, 1895 and 1961. Coursed squared coal measures sandstone, with quoins, coped gable with cross finial to chancel, and slated roof coverings. West tower, C20 tower porch, nave, chancel, and vestry. Two stage tower with flat bands delineating stages. First stage with single light pointed arched window within chamfered surround; second stage with clock face and embattled added parapet with crocketed pinnacles, incorporating central segmental headed plaque bearing the date 1826. C20 gabled lean-to porch encloses original entrance with quoined surround, massive lintel and planked door with glazed light to centre. Nave end wall window also within the porch, of 2-lights with slightly chamfered mullion, in flush surround, and with leaded glazings. Above, a matching window lights the nave gallery. Three bay nave with tall semi-circular headed windows and raised alternating quoins to surrounds. Chancel added in two single bay phases, with one single lancet to late C19 bay, which rises from a shallow plinth, and has a moulded eaves band, and a buttress to the original end, now mid wall. Angled buttress to new south-east corner, and tripartite east windows consisting of a tall central lancet, flanked by lower lancets, within a recessed panel of ashlar sandstone, beneath a semi- circular headed arch. Gabled vestry and Sunday school additions to north side. Interior retains gallery with pews, supported on thin circular iron columns, with a stone access stair within the tower. Interior. Gallery to east end, with charity boards, otherwise fittings are C19.

Listing NGR: SK3206177690

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National Grid Reference: SK 32061 77690

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