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Church of St Anne

A Grade II* Listed Building in Darley, City of Derby

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9288 / 52°55'43"N

Longitude: -1.4893 / 1°29'21"W

OS Eastings: 434427

OS Northings: 336941

OS Grid: SK344369

Mapcode National: GBR PGC.NG

Mapcode Global: WHDGT.3N22

Entry Name: Church of St Anne

Listing Date: 3 July 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334930

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469482

Location: Derby, DE1

County: City of Derby

Unitary Authority Ward: Darley

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Derby St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK3436 DERBY WHITECROSS STREET
(South-East Side)

893/5/10057 CHURCH OF ST ANNE

II*

Alternatively know as: St Anne's Church, LEAPER STREET
Parish church. 1871. Designed by F W Hunt of London. Red brick with red brick dressings and Welsh slate roofs. Raised and coped brick gables. Integral western tower. Nave and chancel under a single continuous roof, side aisles and side chapels.
EXTERIOR: North-west front has 3 tall lancets linked by cill band and impost band, above 2 smaller lancets also linked by impost band and circular window in upper gable. Small square western corner tower topped with louvred wooden bellcote under pyramidal slate roof with lucarnes and iron finial. Aisles have pointed arched doorway to north with small circular window above and to south a pair of lancets. South-west front has gabled double doorway to left with niche in tympanum containing carved pieta. No aisle windows and 6 clerestory windows above each with stone plate tracery, chancel has 4 lancet aisle windows and 2 similar clerestory windows above. North-east front has very similar fenestration. South-east front blind with patterned inscription in blue brick, and single storey lean-to sacristy beyond with pair of lancet windows.
INTERIOR: has 3 bay nave arcades with pointed brick arches supported on circular stone columns with elaborate carved stone capitals. Chancel has similar single arches. Chancel is raised with polished marble wall, pulpit and steps separating it from the nave, topped with brass rail.
Wooden rood topped with carved figures. Chancel side walls painted and stencilled. Ritual east wall has pointed marble frame containing 9 frescoes, arranged as an ikonostase. Chancel roof also elaborately stencilled. Painted wooden altar and reredos by George Walton c1910. Original wooden pews. Most windows contain good quality contemporary glass, some by Clayton & Bell. Minton tiles. The Gothic Revival church has very fine quality internal painted decoration.

Listing NGR: SK3442636943

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