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St Thomas Becket, Chapel-en-le-Frith

St Thomas Becket, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire SK23 0JW View on map

Early 14th century, refashioned in 1733 by G Platt of Rotherham. Altered in 1890-3 by Darbyshire and Smith. Retains 18th century box pews in nave. Became a prison for Cromwell during the Civil War. Situated on the High Peak tourist route.


  • Grant Recipient: St Thomas Becket PCC
  • Contact for access: Revd Colin Pearson
  • 01298 938200

Opening Arrangements

10am - 4pm during holiday periods, except during services. Other times as requested, or people free for marshal duties


Off B5470 (Whaley Bridge - Chapel-en-le-Frith). After railway bridge turn left onto Market Place. Rail: Chapel-en-le-Frith (2 miles). Bus: route 199 Manchester Airport to (Buxton via Stockport). Hourly service, stop @ 150 metres.

Parking Spaces


Unlimited free parking in Market Place and behind Co-op supermarket.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes