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Latitude: 53.3166 / 53°18'59"N
Longitude: -1.3512 / 1°21'4"W
OS Eastings: 443320
OS Northings: 380161
OS Grid: SK433801
Mapcode National: GBR MZ02.8S
Mapcode Global: WHDDY.6WTS
Entry Name: Eckington Chapel of Ease
Listing Date: 7 July 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054791
English Heritage Legacy ID: 79599
Location: Eckington, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S21
District: North East Derbyshire
Civil Parish: Eckington
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Eckington and Ridgeway
Church of England Diocese: Derby
PARISH OF ECKINGTON SHEFFIELD ROAD
SK 48 SW
Chapel of Ease. 1877-8. Regularly coursed squared coal
measures sandstone with ashlar gritstone dressings, rising from
a shallow plinth. Coped gables with moulded kneelers, finial
platforms and a Welsh slated roof with stone slated eaves.
Symmetrical plan, with central tower range supporting an
octagonal spire with an open belfry lantern, flanked by two
advanced gabled ranges incorporating mortuary chapels, one for
the paupers of the parish. Central range, south elevation.
Steeply pitched gable above archway with a pointed arch and
hoodmould with head label stop and with shallow stepped
buttress, rising to the springing of the arch. Square tower
above archway with two trefoil headed lancets; the lower then
tapers into an octagonal pointed spire, with shallow arched
mullioned and transomed 2-light openings to belfy lantern, with
quatrefoil piercings to the transoms, all below gabled heads.
Grotesque spouts to junctions of window openings. Pierced
ashlar course at mid spire height, below lucarne type
projections. Wide pinnacle platform for now missing finial.
Single storey range amidst which the tower is set, with simple
3-light trefoil headed windows. Advanced gabled wings to either
end, with stepped angle buttresses and pointed arched 3-light
traceried windows, beneath hoodmoulds with head label stops.
Projecting drips below window cills with foliage label stops.
Doorways to chapels within central archway with moulded pointed
Listing NGR: SK4332080161
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