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Latitude: 53.0976 / 53°5'51"N
Longitude: -1.3911 / 1°23'28"W
OS Eastings: 440867
OS Northings: 355771
OS Grid: SK408557
Mapcode National: GBR 7D5.WMH
Mapcode Global: WHDG2.LDSN
Entry Name: Wycliffe Reform Church
Listing Date: 25 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1109032
English Heritage Legacy ID: 79059
Location: Alfreton, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE55
District: Amber Valley
Civil Parish: Alfreton
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Alfreton St Martin
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 40 55 NE ALFRETON CHURCH STREET
Wycliffe Reform Church
Church. c1860. Free Norman style. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar
dressing and banded blue and green slate roof with crested ridge tiles and stone
coped gables enriched with dogtooth ornament. Five bay nave and single bay
chancel both with east and west aisles, western aisle with tower to north end.
Plinth. North, street elevation has gabled nave to centre with three semicircular
headed windows, each with roll moulded arch on scalloped capitals, (nookshafts now
missing) and with hoodmoulds and continuous raised impost band. Above two
semicircular headed roll moulded lights with central column, set in large semi-
circular headed opening similar to window below. Pilaster buttress to east corner
surmounted by square stone cupola with arcaded sides, corner shafts and pyramidal
roof. Beyond to east, the aisle has a semicircular headed doorcase of three
orders, trefoil inner arch and two roll moulded arches on volute capitals and
nookshafts. Pilaster buttress to east with pinnacle top. To west of nave the
four stage tower, also with semicircular headed doorcase of three orders on
nookshafts with volute capitals. Doorcase and flanking stonework, slightly
advanced; stonework over the doorcase is corbelled in but sides carried up to form
short pilaster buttresses. Second stage has a recessed central panel with carved
frieze to top and central circular window. Third stage has paired semicircular
headed windows below roll moulded arches on carved consoles. Fourth stage is
similar to all sides with continuous arcades of semicircular headed dogtooth
arches on nookshafts with volute capitals except for square piers to the corners.
All openings below rubble relieving arches. Above a corbel table supporting
moulded cornice. Other sides of building mostly enclosed by other structures
except eastern clerestory with rose window to north and four triple semicircular
headed windows to south divided by pilaster buttresses. Interior has 5 bay arcade
to east and four bay arcade to west, each with moulded semicircular arches on
quatrefoil piers with waterleaf or foliage capitals. Clerestory windows in
chamfered arched surrounds with carved capitals to nookshafts, and moulded sill
band. Similar surrounds to north gable windows. Corbelled arched braced roof.
Plain late C19 fittings.
Listing NGR: SK4086755771
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