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Diocesan Training College

A Grade II Listed Building in Derby, City of Derby

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Latitude: 52.9195 / 52°55'10"N

Longitude: -1.4922 / 1°29'32"W

OS Eastings: 434236

OS Northings: 335906

OS Grid: SK342359

Mapcode National: GBR PGG.0S

Mapcode Global: WHDGT.1WP7

Entry Name: Diocesan Training College

Listing Date: 28 June 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230228

English Heritage Legacy ID: 405114

Location: Derby, DE22

County: City of Derby

Electoral Ward/Division: Abbey

Built-Up Area: Derby

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Derby St Luke

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 33 NW 7/290
Diocesan Training College
Diocesan Training College. 1850-57. Henry Stevens for Church of England. Picturesque
assymmetrical composition in a mid to late c16 style. Includes attached chapel c1900
in a c15 style with some arts and crafts details. Red brick with elaborate stone
details and bands of encaustic tiles defining the floor levels. Later wing with simpler
detailing at R.H. and tile roof. Two and three storeys and attics, multi-gabled
facade stone coped gables with kneelers and finials. Dominant chimney stacks with
suites of square and circular plan flues with moulded bases and caps. A tower rises
above roof at L.H. end with a gable to each face surmounted by a bellcote with lead
roofed spire. All windows are stone framed with mullions,some with transoms. All window
lights are arched with leadlight casements except in R.H wing. 2 storey projecting
porch with parapet and corner ball finials. Arched doorway to porch with moulded projecting
keystone. Above, on parapet, a framed inscription "Diocesan Institution" and another above
porch arch "for the training of school mistresses". The entrance doorway also arched with a
glazed fanlight. The entrance hall is vaulted on columns with carved capitals and has a
floor of Minton tiles. On street frontage, stone gate piers and fence piers on stone
capped plinth with W.I railings and gates.

Listing NGR: SK3423635906

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