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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: 1311460



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

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Heanor and Loscoe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Nov-1963

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 79069

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6/26 Church of St Lawrence 25.11.63


Parish church. C15, 1866-8 by Stevens and Robinson, east end demolished and south aisle rebuilt c1980 by Prof Kenneth Murton. Ashlar with asbestos slate roof. West tower, nave with north and south aisles, and north-west vestry. C15 three stage west tower has stepped angle buttresses to eaves height and deep moulded plinth. C19 west door has pointed moulded arch on thin colonnettes with quatrefoils in the spandrels and diaperwork frieze with crenellated top flanked by gableted pilasters. Above, a large pointed 3-light window with C19 Perpendicular tracery. Second stage has clockfaces to all but east side and a chamfered single light opening to south. Bell stage has tall paired pointed 2-light mullioned and transomed openings to each side. Coved eaves band and embattled parapets with crocketed corner pinnacles above. C19 single storey vestry attached to north has flat headed 3-light window to west with cusped lights and hoodmould, also Tudor arched northern door and moulded copings to parapets. North aisle has four 2-light shallow arched windows with intersecting Perpendicular style tracery and hoodmoulds with foliage bosses. Stepped buttresses between and to either end, also moulded sill band. Vestry beyond to east with canted plan, north window similar to aisle windows, circular window with quatrefoil tracery to east and a 2-light flat headed window with ogee headed lights to north-east. Chancel demolished, now with C20 glazed screen across full width of east end. South aisle also rebuilt, glazed screens between stone piers and moulded pointed C19 doorcase to western end. Above a glazed clerestory. C19 2-light window to west wall of south aisle. Interior has three bay C19 north arcade of moulded pointed arches on octagonal piers with moulded capitals and C15 tall chamfered tower arch with soffit mould on corbels. C19 stone circular font to nave with carved font cover. Windows have some re-used C19 stained glass. Selection of good wall memorials, one fine marble pedimented one to Prudence Burton died 1676 and another marble one to William Parkes and wife who dies 1628 and 1626. Simple slate memorials of 1641 and 1678, also fine memorial with swags and cherubs in tower with illegible inscription, possibly to Samuel Watson, woodcarver of Chatsworth fame, who was born in Heanor. 1803 monument to John Sutton by White Watson, descendant of Samuel. Other memorials of early C19, late C19 and C20.

Listing NGR: SK4358146440

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National Grid Reference: SK 43581 46440


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