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Latitude: 53.0239 / 53°1'26"N
Longitude: -1.476 / 1°28'33"W
OS Eastings: 435243
OS Northings: 347532
OS Grid: SK352475
Mapcode National: GBR 6CP.KMX
Mapcode Global: WHDGF.98D3
Entry Name: Church of St John the Baptist
Listing Date: 3 February 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1335668
English Heritage Legacy ID: 78437
Location: Belper, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE56
District: Amber Valley
Civil Parish: Belper
Built-Up Area: Belper
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Belper St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Derby
Church of St John
SK 3547 3/1 3.2.66.
Church of England. Founded circa 1260 as a Forester's Chapel in Duffield
Frith. Small building of coursed stone rubble with single roof over nave
and chancel. Buttresses at east and west ends. Tiled roof has coped gables.
Bellcote at west end. Generally Early English period but restored in 1870.
South porch 1634. Interior: A very rare possession, a Pre-Reformation altar
table which has never been disturbed. (only 3 others known - Cox Derbyshire
Churches 1890). Sedilia, piscina. C15 font. Roof with 5 ancient beams -
probably reset. Building was used as a school sometime after the Reformation
Stands in picturesque churchyard.
Listing NGR: SK3524347532
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