Description: Church of St Saviour
Date Listed: 15 October 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 335472
OS Grid Reference: SK3435297499
OS Grid Coordinates: 434352, 397499
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4731, -1.4839
SK39NW ECCLESFIELD MORTOMLEY LANE
5/149 Church of
Church. 1872 by James Brooks, matching extension 1922. Thin snecked
sandstone with dry-faced joints, ashlar dressings, Cornish slate roof.
Nave with south porch, north aisle and added north vestry, chancel.
Free Gothic style, 4-bay nave with gabled porch to left, buttress to
right. Roll-moulded band. Single and paired lancet windows with
continuous roll-moulded hoodmould. Square pyramidal-roofed bell tower
over west bay with quatrefoiled wood-louvred sides and slated roof.
West window of 2 tall lancets with continuous hoodmould and cinquefoiled
light above. 3-bay lower chancel with buttress to right and single-light
window to each bay. East window: 3 lights, plate tracery. Roofs have
kneelers, copings, gable crosses and decorative terracotta ridge tiles.
Interior: unspoilt contemporary features include: arcade capital; left
uncarved, exposed wallstone with deeply splayed window reveals, sedilia
and piscina and some stained glass. Nave roof: collared and scissor-
braced rafters with 2 crown-post trusses beneath bell-tower. Chancel
roof scissor-braced only.
Listing NGR: SK3435297499
Source: English Heritage
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