CHURCH OF ST THOMAS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1087836
Date first listed:
27-Jul-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST THOMAS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST THOMAS

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
Derbyshire Dales (District Authority)
Parish:
Hartington Nether Quarter
National Park:
PEAK DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
SK 15432 59346

Details

SK 15 NE PARISH OF HARTINGTON NETHER QUARTER BIGGIN 10/85 (South Side) CHURCH OF ST THOMAS II

Church. 1844-8 by E H Shellard. Coursed squared limestone. Gritstone dressings. Low eaved, graduated, slate roof with leaded ridges. Stone coped gables with plain kneelers. Diagonal stepped buttresses to corners. Western tower, nave with south porch, lower chancel. Decorated style. Three stage embattled western tower. High plinth with moulded copings. Moulded, pointed west door. Above, mullioned and transomed window with reticulated tracery. Hoodmould with carved head stops. Chamfered stringcourse over. Second stage has single light flat headed windows with hoodmould to all sides. North and south sides have clock faces. Over, chamfered stringcourse. Louvred bell openings, with reticulated tracery and hoodmoulds to each side of third stage. Above stringcourse with large gargoyles, and embattled parapets. South-east corner of tower has short, slightly projecting stair turret with four- centred arch doorcase and slit windows. Four windows to south nave. Gabled porch between westernmost windows, with moulded pointed doorcase to porch and inner door. Windows, all 2-light with reticulated tracery and hoodmoulds with carved head stops. Stepped buttresses to eaves level between windows. Similar, single light windows to chancel. North wall in similar style. East window has panel tracery. Interior - wooden western gallery with cusped panel front, supported by cast iron columns with moulded capitals. Contemporary pews with fleur de lis bench ends. Steeply pitched half cruck and king post roof, supported on corbels, decorated with carved heads. Continuously moulded chancel arch. Stained glass east window of 1880. Contemporary altar rails and pulpit with cusped 'panels, Charity plaques of 1758 and 1814.

Listing NGR: SK1543259346

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
80515
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Sep 2003
Reference: IOE01/11042/35
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Donald Pittman. Source Historic England Archive
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