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Christ Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dethick, Lea and Holloway, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1089 / 53°6'32"N

Longitude: -1.5189 / 1°31'8"W

OS Eastings: 432300

OS Northings: 356965

OS Grid: SK323569

Mapcode National: GBR 6BP.0SN

Mapcode Global: WHCDW.M3XZ

Entry Name: Christ Church

Listing Date: 14 August 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78693

Location: Dethick, Lea and Holloway, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Dethick, Lea and Holloway

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Dethick St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

Christ Church

Anglican church. 1901-3. P H Currie, Architect, with tower by Currie added 1911,
all in the Free Gothic style. Rubble gritstone, randomly coursed with quoins,
coped gables and plain tiled roos. Irregular plan, with tower to cross towards
the east end, entrance porch to south wall at west end, and lean-to vestry towards
the centre of the south wall. Shallow transept on north wall for organ, and
chancel. South porch ashlar and rubble, rising from a shallow chamfered plinth
entrance on west side with dentilled segmental arched head to doorway. South
gable with 2-light window, semi-circular headed light below a plain flush band
with blind shield and cusped lancet carvings. Five bay nave with carved finial
to coped gable, shallow stepped buttresses between second and third bays. 2-light
Perp style windows with flat heads within quoined surrounds, with a coupled pair of
2-light openings west of the vestry projection, all with moulded drips to heads.
Lean-to vestry on shallow chamfered plinth, below cills to windows. 2-light
semi-circular headed window, quoined door surround and stepped hoodmould above
blank shield to door head. Shallow stepped buttress to east of door rises to
become a squat crocketed pinnacle above. Pointed arched 3-light window to east
end of vestry. Two stage tower, square on plan, with polygonal stair turret to
south west corner, terminating in a moulded eaves band. Coupled 2-light belfry
windows, cusped heads to lights beneath a segmental arch. Stepped buttresses to
first stage, and above, ashlar crenellated parapets with crocketed pinnacles to
corners and to parapet wall centres. Chancel south wall with ogee headed 2-light
window in quoined surround, moulded eaves band, and stepped angle buttresses to
end. Pointed arched 5-light east window below hoodmould with block stops. North
transept with 3-light cusped window beneath flat head. Nave north wall with four
2-light windows, a chimney and a single stepped buttress. 5-light west window
with pointed arch beneath a continuous hoodmould with vertical pilaster strip
rising from arch head to support a blind niche in the gable apex. Interior double
chamfered arch to nave cross rising from crenellated imposts. Chamfered arch to
north transept with lancets above. Twin arches to south transept, and two lancets
above. Five bay nave roof with arch braced kind post trusses, and intermediate
arch braced collar trusses the braces to the main trusses cusped. Pulpit, lectern
and chancel credence table by Currie. Metal plaque with enamelled inlay work on
south side of chancel arch.

Listing NGR: SK3230056965

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