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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1109887



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Taddington

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

Grade: I

Date first listed: 12-Jul-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 80986

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SK 17 SW PARISH OF TADDINGTON MAIN ROAD 2/74 (North Side) 12.7.67 Church of St Michael GV I

Parish Church. C14 and 1891 by Naylor and Sale of Derby. Rubble limestone with gritstone dressings and quoins. Lead roofs with coped gables and parapets. Stone slate roof to porch. West steeple, clerestoried nave with aisles, north vestry and south porch. Chancel with north vestry. Tower and broach spire of gritstone, early C14. Angle buttresses. Two narrow ogee-headed lights to west. Bell openings of paired ogee lights under a flat head, to north, west and south. Spire with two tiers of lucarnes. South elevation. Gabled porch with diagonal buttresses, moulded inner and outer doorways. Chamfered stringcourse linking the sills of the windows. Buttresses with two set-offs. Two 2-light windows to the aisle, deeply set with square heads and mid C14 tracery. Two similar windows to the chancel. 3-light south aisle east window with purely Dee tracery. Low prieits doorway to the chancel. Three 2-light clerestory windows with cusped ogee lights under a square head. North elevation,two windows to the aisle and one to the chancel, similar to those on the South Side, and three similar clerestory windows. North aisle east window of three lights with Dee tracery. East window of five lights with Dee tracery. Inside, tall four bay arcades with octagonal piers, moulded octagonal abaci and double chamfered arches. The east responds on head corbels. Double chamfered chancel arch on head corbels. Modest double chamfered tower arch. Earlier roof line visible above. In the chancel a piscina and triple sedilia, the latter with ogee arches. Jacobean pulpit restored in 1942. On the north side of the chancel a built-in C14 stone bible support or lectern. Brass in the south aisle to Richard Blackwall died 1505. In the south aisle a plain slate wall tablet to Sussana Roberts died 1833 by J Bradbury of Bakewell. Octagonal font in the south aisle, probably C17. Font in the north aisle C14 or earlier. At the west end of the north aisle two Benefaction boards dated 1773 and 1799. C17 oak chest in the north aisle, Victorian Gothic wooden lectern. Traces of wall painting on the west wall. The church was restored by Naylor and Sale in 1891. The north west vestry was built in 1939 using old materials from 'Thornsett', a C16 house in Chelmorton.

Listing NGR: SK1412871159

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National Grid Reference: SK 14128 71159


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