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Church of St Anne

A Grade II* Listed Building in Buxton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2538 / 53°15'13"N

Longitude: -1.9157 / 1°54'56"W

OS Eastings: 405722

OS Northings: 372975

OS Grid: SK057729

Mapcode National: GBR HZ2T.1B

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.JGZY

Entry Name: Church of St Anne

Listing Date: 25 January 1951

Last Amended: 31 January 1997

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462938

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: Buxton Central

Built-Up Area: Buxton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


616-1/6/47 (West side (off))
25/01/51 Church of St Anne
(Formerly Listed as:
Church of St Anne)


Parish church. 1625, incorporating earlier building, 1715
vestry added, 1841 refurbished, 1894 enlarged and 1956 roof
restored. Rendered rubble, and dressed stone with ashlar
dressings, and stone slate roof with plain cross finial to
east and gabled bell-cote to west.
PLAN: originally of simple rectangular plan, now L-plan.
EXTERIOR: single storey. North side irregular 5-window range
with from left to right a 2-light mullion window, a square
single light window, a 3-light mullion window and a similar
2-light window, then a projecting porch with coped gable,
cross finial and doorway with shouldered surround, plank door
and strap hinges, inner door has chamfered arched surround
with door hung on gudgeon pins.
East front has through stones and exposed foundations visible.
Single flat arched window with glazing bars and C20 glass. The
east wall of the vestry is blank.
South side has irregular 4-window range with from left to
right a 3-light and a 2-light mullion windows and 2 single
light window possibly mullioned originally. The vestry at
right angles is cellared, with a door in the south-west angle,
and a pair of long windows with flush ashlar surrounds to the
south end gable. West side has single round window in
segmental frame.
INTERIOR: of 5 and 1/2 bays. Open trusses to Queen post roof,
with staggered purlins and windbraces. The tie beams are
heavily adzed, chamfered and stopped. Painted wooden tryptych
and painted ceiling to sanctuary (angels saints and vines).
Fittings: Saxon font with inscribed date of 1625. Some re-used
Jacobean woodwork. Fine range of C18 wall monuments .C19 and
early C20 stained glass; a window to the south side with 1906
GSA, and 2 windows (north side) by JE Nuttgens 1947.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:
Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 113; Stark JJ: St Anne's Church,

Listing NGR: SK0572272975

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