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First Church of Christ Scientist

A Grade II Listed Building in Derby, City of Derby

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Latitude: 52.9222 / 52°55'19"N

Longitude: -1.4843 / 1°29'3"W

OS Eastings: 434768

OS Northings: 336209

OS Grid: SK347362

Mapcode National: GBR PHF.QT

Mapcode Global: WHDGT.5TG5

Entry Name: First Church of Christ Scientist

Listing Date: 13 March 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 463569

Location: Derby, DE1

County: City of Derby

Electoral Ward/Division: Arboretum

Built-Up Area: Derby

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Derby St Alkmund and St Werburgh

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

(South West side)

893- /4/10045 First Church of Christ, Scientist

- II

Christian Science church. 1934-38, with later alteration. Brick with flat concrete roofs. Brick plinth and stepped brick parapets. Cruciform central hall plan. Street front has central lobby with 3 round headed windows set in round arches with metal framed glazing bar windows. Set back either side are taller porches with chamfered corners and deeply set round arches with double panel doors and large fanlights with metal glazing. Beyond are lower set back 2 window blocks with square windows in recessed panels, that to left altered by reading room display window. Above and behind tall central hall block with chamfered corners and 3 very tall round headed windows with metal frame glazing, flanked by lower side wings with blind stepped fronts and side fa?ades each with 3 very tall square headed windows with similar glazing. Interior retains original fittings throughout. Central hall retains side galleries, pews, reading desks on raised platform, fine wooden panelling and doorcases, plasterwork and light fittings. Lobby has similar contemporary doors, doorcases and light fittings.


Listing NGR: SK3476836209

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