CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1334708
Date first listed:
15-Jul-1971
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS, ST MARY'S GATE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY AND ALL SAINTS, ST MARY'S GATE

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
Chesterfield (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 38513 71171

Details

SK 3871 SW, 908/1/1

ST MARY'S GATE (West Side), Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints

15/07/71

GV

I

Large mediaeval church of ashlar with nave, aisles, north and south transepts and chancel flanked by four chapels, originally Guild Chapels. Crossing tower with 228ft high spire of timber clad with herringbone lead plates. The spire, due to warping, is twisted and leans several feet in each of three directions. Extant architectural features generally of Early English, Decorated and Perpendicular styles but north transept rebuilt in 1769 and church restored by Gilbert Scott in 1843. C18 Schnetzer organ destroyed by fire. South transept screen of circa 1500, north transept. Holy Cross Chapel circa 1503 and St Katherine's Chapel north transept, contains part of original rood screen of circa 1475. Pair of brass chandeliers of 1760. Norman font and Jacobean pulpit. Monuments include those to Foljambe family, of C16 and early C17. C18 tablets and monuments (ref Gunnis R pages 56, 146, 370). C19 features include High Altar reredos of 1898 by Temple Moore and stained glass by Warrington, Hardman and Sir Ninian Comper.



Listing NGR: SK3851371172

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
83446
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gunnis, R, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, (1953), 56,146,370

Legal

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

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Date: 29 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/10887/01
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Keith Bomford. Source Historic England Archive
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