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Church of All Saints

A Grade II Listed Building in Findern, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8707 / 52°52'14"N

Longitude: -1.5426 / 1°32'33"W

OS Eastings: 430886

OS Northings: 330459

OS Grid: SK308304

Mapcode National: GBR 6FK.0TB

Mapcode Global: WHCG1.83PK

Entry Name: Church of All Saints

Listing Date: 19 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82713

Location: Findern, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE65

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Findern

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Findern All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

PARISH OF FINDERN THE GREEN
SK 33 SW
1/28 (East Side)
19.1.67 Church of All Saints
GV II

Parish church. Rebuilt 1863-4. Sandstone ashlar. Welsh slate
roofs with stone coped gables and decorative ridge tiles. West
steeple, nave with north aisle and south porch, chancel and
north vestry. Chamfered plinth and cornice. West tower of two
unequal stages divided by a chamfered stringcourse. Clasping
buttresses with one set-off, nook shafts to the upper stage and
linked at the top by a corbel table. The west face has a
2-light window with plate tracery. Circular clock face. To the
south is a small encircled quatrefoil set high up. To the north
a circular clock face. No openings to east. Pyramidal ashlar
spire with bead mouldings up the angles. Large 2-light lucarnes
as bell-openings, with plate tracery to each face. Weather
vane. The south side of the nave has two buttresses each with
two set-offs. Steeply gabled south porch, the line of the gable
continued as buttresses. Doorway with colonnettes, roll moulded
arch. Latticework double doors. To the left a single trefoiled
lancet. To the right a 3-light and a 2-light window with plate
tracery. The south side of the chancel has a trefoil headed
priests doorway with roll moulding and plank door, flanked by
2-light windows with bar tracery. 3-light east window with bar
tracery. Lean-to north vestry has a 2-light window of two
lancets with a trefoil over. Gabled north aisle has an
encircled octofoil east window set high up. To the north are
two buttresses with two set-offs, and two 2-light windows with
plate tracery. Similar west window. South doorway with
continuous roll moulding. Pair of plank doors with decorative
iron hinges. Interior: Triple chamfered tower arch, the
chamfers with stops. Three bay north aisle aisle with circular
piers, circular abaci and double chamfered arches. The chancel
arch has an outer chamfered order and roll moulded inner order
on semi-circular responds with stiff leaf capitals. Roofs with
arched trusses on corbels. Scissor braced roof in the north
aisle. Set in the north aisle north wall is a C12 tympanum from
the earlier church. Incised with two small figures standing
left and right, either side of two rows of saltire crosses, and
above, a large cross with chequerboard patterns to left and
right. Also in the north aisle is a much weathered incised slab
and a small octagonal font dated 1662, with geometrical patterns
around the bowl. Richly coloured stained glass of the 1860s and
70s, in the chancel. C20 furnishings.


Listing NGR: SK3088630459

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