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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.


List entry Number: 1259392



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

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Jan-1997

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 462938

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SK0572NE CHURCH STREET 616-1/6/47 (West side (off)) 25/01/51 Church of St Anne (Formerly Listed as: HIGH PEAK HIGH STREET Church of St Anne)


Parish church. 1625, incorporating earlier building, 1715 vestry added, 1841 refurbished, 1894 enlarged and 1956 roof restored. Rendered rubble, and dressed stone with ashlar dressings, and stone slate roof with plain cross finial to east and gabled bell-cote to west. PLAN: originally of simple rectangular plan, now L-plan. EXTERIOR: single storey. North side irregular 5-window range with from left to right a 2-light mullion window, a square single light window, a 3-light mullion window and a similar 2-light window, then a projecting porch with coped gable, cross finial and doorway with shouldered surround, plank door and strap hinges, inner door has chamfered arched surround with door hung on gudgeon pins. East front has through stones and exposed foundations visible. Single flat arched window with glazing bars and C20 glass. The east wall of the vestry is blank. South side has irregular 4-window range with from left to right a 3-light and a 2-light mullion windows and 2 single light window possibly mullioned originally. The vestry at right angles is cellared, with a door in the south-west angle, and a pair of long windows with flush ashlar surrounds to the south end gable. West side has single round window in segmental frame. INTERIOR: of 5 and 1/2 bays. Open trusses to Queen post roof, with staggered purlins and windbraces. The tie beams are heavily adzed, chamfered and stopped. Painted wooden tryptych and painted ceiling to sanctuary (angels saints and vines). Fittings: Saxon font with inscribed date of 1625. Some re-used Jacobean woodwork. Fine range of C18 wall monuments .C19 and early C20 stained glass; a window to the south side with 1906 GSA, and 2 windows (north side) by JE Nuttgens 1947. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire: Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 113; Stark JJ: St Anne's Church, Buxton.).

Listing NGR: SK0572272975

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Derbyshire, (1953), 113
Stark, J J, St Anne's Church Buxton

National Grid Reference: SK 05722 72975


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