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Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldercar and Langley Mill, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.018 / 53°1'4"N

Longitude: -1.3331 / 1°19'59"W

OS Eastings: 444833

OS Northings: 346956

OS Grid: SK448469

Mapcode National: GBR 7F6.ZQ0

Mapcode Global: WHDGH.HDDN

Entry Name: Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 25 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79047

Location: Aldercar and Langley Mill, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, NG16

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Aldercar and Langley Mill

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Langley Mill St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 44 NW ALDERCARR AND STATION ROAD
LANGLEY MILL (south side), Langley Mill
6/4
Church of St Andrew

II

Church. 1911. Coursed rubble with rubble and ashlar dressings, green
slate roofs with stone ridge tiles and ridge crosses, also rubble eaves bands.
6 bay nave with south aisle and north porch, crossing tower, transept bays and
chancel. Gabled west wall of nave has three stepped lancets with a semi-circular
niche above. Flush rubble buttresses to either side have rounded ends and gabled
tops rising above -the eaves. North elevation of nave has five tall lancets and
similar rounded rubble buttresses between. Second bay from west has gabled porch
with deeply splayed, shallow pointed doorcase flanked by diagonal rubble buttresses
with pinnacled tops. Inner door similar to outer door, flanked by small lancets
to either side of the porch. South aisle takes the form of a long outshut with
similar buttresses as those of north side between windows and six triple lancet
windows. Transept bays are gabled with corner rubble buttresses with pinnacled
tops. North transept has two lancets and a pointed doorcase to north with central
lancet above in the gable and south transept has porch with pointed doorcase to
east and three large stepped lancets to south. Crossing tower has diagonal rubble
buttresses to half way up bell stage except to north-east corner which has circular
staircase tower with pointed doorcase to base, slit windows in spiral to top and
a belled conical roof. North and south sides of tower have semicircular windows
and central clock faces above in ashlar surrounds. Above, bell stage has 1 curved
lancets to all sides, east and west sides now blocked with clockfaces over. Chancel
has lancet side windows and three stepped lancets to east flanked by similar
buttresses as those to west end. Datestone to base inscribed 'April XXIX MDCCCCXI'.
All windows have chamfered ashlar inner moulding and rubble outer moulding.
Interior has 6 rubble transverse arches to nave which continue to the floor on
north side and are supported by 6 bay arcade to south with pointed rubble arches
on short ashlar columns with large scalloped capitals and large bases. Aisle has
shallow transverse arches and a pointed arch into the transept. Double chamfered
rubble tower arch on ashlar double half shafts with scalloped capitals. To either
side at junction with nave walls there are small squinches supporting the tower
buttresses. Inside the tower has a ribbed groin vault. Nave and chancel have
double purlin roofs with boarded ceilings. East and west and south aisle windows
all have Neo-Norman colonnettes with scalloped capitals. Neo-Norman circular stone
font in aisle and similar style triple sedilia and piscina to chancel. Gothic
style timber pulpit, timber screen into south transept bay from crossing and choir
stalls. Painted reredos to chancel and turned baluster altar rails. Stained glass
window to some northern and the east window.


Listing NGR: SK4483346956

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