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High Peak (District Authority)
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SK 04151 94830



SK0494 CHURCH STREET SOUTH, Old Glossop 921-1/11/66 (West side) 04/12/58 Church of All Saints (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH STREET SOUTH, Old Glossop (West side) Parish Church of All Saints)


Parish church. C14, largely rebuilt 1837 by Matthew E Hadfield and JG Weightman, nave remodelled 1913 by Charles Hadfield and chancel added 1924 by M Hadfield. Coursed millstone grit and ashlar with ashlar dressings, coped gables with kneelers and Welsh slate roofs. PLAN: west tower with spire, nave with aisles and south porch, ashlar banded chancel with north chapel and south organ chamber and vestry. EXTERIOR: west tower has angle buttresses with set-offs, square headed west doorway with pointed arch surround and above 3-light pointed arch window and clock. Belfry has single 2-light bell openings under triangular hoodmoulds to each face. Octagonal broached spire with 2 sets of gabled lucarnes. Nave has five 2-light square headed clerestory windows to each side and aisles each have 5 unusual 2-light square headed mullion windows with tracery and linked hoodmoulds each with cross gabled roofs visible behind crenellated parapet. South porch has nodding ogee arch and pinnacles, the side walls slightly curved. North chapel has double gable and 2 square headed 2-light tracery windows. South organ chamber plain with coped parapet and attached lower vestry with buttresses with weathered cut-offs. Chancel has 2 higher set square headed 2-light mullion windows with tracery to each side and canted east wall with tall flanking buttresses, weathered coping and plinth has deeply recessed round headed opening with blind tracery panel below and large circular window with tracery. INTERIOR: lower courses of tower include reused medieval masonry. C14 arch re-erected in north chapel. Tower arch with hollow chamfers. Ringing chamber with open work gallery. 5 bay nave arcades with double chamfered arches, octagonal piers and crenellated capitals. Paired clerestory windows in deeply splayed openings, inner arches supported on central octagonal shaft. Nave has very shallow boarded ceiling with transverse ribs on shaped wooden cornices, aisles have cross gables boarded with shallow scissor braces. Deeply moulded chancel arch. Chancel has 2 full plain arches to chapel, the inner order dying into responds. Ogee headed glazed openings to vestry, organ and gallery. Sanctuary with shallow recess beyond reredos, with heavy moulded arch and traceried stone gallery. 4 bay roof with arched braces. Priests door to north in projecting surround and trefoil headed piscina and sedilia. Fittings include choir stalls with traceried front rails. Elaborate wooden polygonal pulpit with scenes in relief under traceried canopies on clustered marble shaft. Some C19 glass reused from the old church. In tower, an unusual mural monument to members of the Wood family, dated 1874, white stone surround with segmental pedimented pilasters and seated figures framing the sarcophagus over which stands an angel bearing laurel crown. Putti heads to base corbels. (Parish Church of All Saints. Guide.: Glossop: 1989-).

Listing NGR: SK0415194830


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Parish Church of All Saints Guide, (1989)


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: 22 Aug 2007
Reference: IOE01/16805/23
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