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Anchor Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Foremark, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8415 / 52°50'29"N

Longitude: -1.4982 / 1°29'53"W

OS Eastings: 433895

OS Northings: 327222

OS Grid: SK338272

Mapcode National: GBR 6FT.S1Q

Mapcode Global: WHCG1.YVQ1

Entry Name: Anchor Church

Listing Date: 19 January 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096534

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82727

Location: Foremark, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE65

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Foremark

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Foremark St Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

PARISH OF FOREMARK OFF MILTON ROAD
SK 32 NW
3/44 (North Slide)
19.1.67 Anchor Church
II

Natural cave, enlarged and formed into a folly. Late C18.
Sandstone. A roughly rectangular room carved out of the cliff
of the escarpment south of the River Trent. Round arched
doorway and various roughly rectangular window openings. The
interior is hollowed out into two rooms divided by a two-bay
'arcade'. The 'church' is traditionally connected with an
anchorite.


Listing NGR: SK3389527222

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