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Church of King Charles the Martyr

A Grade II Listed Building in Peak Forest, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3096 / 53°18'34"N

Longitude: -1.8309 / 1°49'51"W

OS Eastings: 411367

OS Northings: 379199

OS Grid: SK113791

Mapcode National: GBR HZN5.F9

Mapcode Global: WHCCR.V2BL

Entry Name: Church of King Charles the Martyr

Listing Date: 21 April 1967

Last Amended: 9 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334854

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82302

Location: Peak Forest, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Civil Parish: Peak Forest

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Peak Forest and Dove Holes

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

In the entry for
Church of St Charles
the Martyr

The item shall be amended to read Church of King
Charles the Martyr


Church of St Charles
the Martyr
21.4.1967 (formerly listed as Church
of King Charles the Martyr)

Church, 1876-77 by H Cockbain for the 7th Duke of Devonshire's Peak Forest
estate, and replacing the C17 chapel which formerly stood on the site. Coursed
squared rubble limestone with gritstone dressings, coped gables with moulded
kneelers, graduated slate roof coverings. West tower, nave, north and south
aisles and chancel. Tower of three stages, with stepped angle buttresses to first
stage, 2-light chamfer mullioned openings to second stage, and tall, 2-light
pointed arched openings beneath hoodmoulds, with carved stops to bell stage.
Moulded stringcourses delineate tower stages. Embattled parapet with crocketed
pinnacles. Doorway to south wall of tower with pointed arch beneath a hoodmould.
Five bay south aisle with stepped buttresses, 3-light windows with pointed arches
and panel tracery beneath hoodmoulds, a narrow doorway to the fourth bay with
shallow arched head beneath a stepped hoodmould, and a fifth bay with a 2-light
window. North aisle of four bays. Aisle east windows of 3-lights with panel
tracery beneath hoodmoulds and with stepped buttresses to corners and junction
with nave. Nave and chancel beneath single roofline and of seven bays in all,
with tall 5-light east window with dec. style tracery and with stepped string-
course linking with cills of flanking aisle windows. Painted glass to east window
of chancel. 5-light window with panel tracery to west gable of nave. Interior
not inspected.

Listing NGR: SK1136779199

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