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Parish Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Belper, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0252 / 53°1'30"N

Longitude: -1.4784 / 1°28'42"W

OS Eastings: 435081

OS Northings: 347674

OS Grid: SK350476

Mapcode National: GBR 6CP.C1X

Mapcode Global: WHDGF.8774

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 3 February 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78464

Location: Belper, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE56

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Belper

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Belper St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

CHURCH LANE
1.
5167 (North Side)
Parish Church of
St Peter
SK 3547 3/2 3.2.66.
II GV
2.
Church of England. 1824. Architect Mathew Habershon. (Designs exhibited
at Royal Academy of 1824). Restored 1884. Of local grit stone from Hunger
Hill Quarry. West tower , nave sanctuary and galleries. Commissioners plan
now modiied by use of part of nave as a chancel. Decorated style. The tall
slender west tower has crenellated parapet with quatrefoil band below and angle
buttresses rising to polygonal corner turrets. Ground floor forms porch entrance.
Facade has 5 tall 2 stage windows with buttresses between each pair. Crenellated
parapet. Interior. West, north and south galleries supported on cast iron
columns. Gothick arch over sanctuary which contains wall tablets to members
of Strutt family. Monument to George Brettle 1835 by Sir Richard Westmacott.
The church is on the hillside and the tower forms a prominent landmark.

Listing NGR: SK3508147674

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