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Church of St Thomas

A Grade II Listed Building in Hartington Nether Quarter, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1311 / 53°7'51"N

Longitude: -1.7708 / 1°46'14"W

OS Eastings: 415432

OS Northings: 359346

OS Grid: SK154593

Mapcode National: GBR 479.P3Z

Mapcode Global: WHCDK.RKYJ

Entry Name: Church of St Thomas

Listing Date: 27 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 80515

Location: Hartington Nether Quarter, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Hartington Nether Quarter

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Biggin St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 15 NE PARISH OF HARTINGTON NETHER QUARTER BIGGIN
10/85 (South Side)
CHURCH OF ST THOMAS
II


Church. 1844-8 by E H Shellard. Coursed squared limestone. Gritstone dressings.
Low eaved, graduated, slate roof with leaded ridges. Stone coped gables with plain
kneelers. Diagonal stepped buttresses to corners. Western tower, nave with south
porch, lower chancel. Decorated style. Three stage embattled western tower. High
plinth with moulded copings. Moulded, pointed west door. Above, mullioned and
transomed window with reticulated tracery. Hoodmould with carved head stops.
Chamfered stringcourse over. Second stage has single light flat headed windows with
hoodmould to all sides. North and south sides have clock faces. Over, chamfered
stringcourse. Louvred bell openings, with reticulated tracery and hoodmoulds to each
side of third stage. Above stringcourse with large gargoyles, and embattled parapets.
South-east corner of tower has short, slightly projecting stair turret with four-
centred arch doorcase and slit windows. Four windows to south nave. Gabled porch
between westernmost windows, with moulded pointed doorcase to porch and inner door.
Windows, all 2-light with reticulated tracery and hoodmoulds with carved head stops.
Stepped buttresses to eaves level between windows. Similar, single light windows
to chancel. North wall in similar style. East window has panel tracery. Interior -
wooden western gallery with cusped panel front, supported by cast iron columns
with moulded capitals. Contemporary pews with fleur de lis bench ends. Steeply
pitched half cruck and king post roof, supported on corbels, decorated with carved
heads. Continuously moulded chancel arch. Stained glass east window of 1880.
Contemporary altar rails and pulpit with cusped 'panels, Charity plaques of 1758
and 1814.


Listing NGR: SK1543259346

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