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Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Belper, Derbyshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78437

Location: Belper, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE56

County: Derbyshire

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

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Listing Text

(North side)
Church of St John
The Baptist
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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