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Listed Building: CHURCH OF SAINT ANNE (1259392)

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Grade II*
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 616-1, 6, 47
Date assigned Thursday, January 25, 1951
Date last amended


Parish church. 1625, incorporating earlier building, 1715 vestry added, 1841 refurbished, 1894 enlarged and 1956 roof restored. Rendered rubble, and dressed stone with ashlar dressings, and stone slate roof with plain cross finial to east and gabled bell-cote to west. PLAN: originally of simple rectangular plan, now L-plan. EXTERIOR: single storey. North side irregular 5-window range with from left to right a 2-light mullion window, a square single light window, a 3-light mullion window and a similar 2-light window, then a projecting porch with coped gable, cross finial and doorway with shouldered surround, plank door and strap hinges, inner door has chamfered arched surround with door hung on gudgeon pins. East front has through stones and exposed foundations visible. Single flat arched window with glazing bars and C20 glass. The east wall of the vestry is blank. South side has irregular 4-window range with from left to right a 3-light and a 2-light mullion windows and 2 single light window possibly mullioned originally. The vestry at right angles is cellared, with a door in the south-west angle, and a pair of long windows with flush ashlar surrounds to the south end gable. West side has single round window in segmental frame. INTERIOR: of 5 and 1/2 bays. Open trusses to Queen post roof, with staggered purlins and windbraces. The tie beams are heavily adzed, chamfered and stopped. Painted wooden tryptych and painted ceiling to sanctuary (angels saints and vines). Fittings: Saxon font with inscribed date of 1625. Some re-used Jacobean woodwork. Fine range of C18 wall monuments .C19 and early C20 stained glass; a window to the south side with 1906 GSA, and 2 windows (north side) by JE Nuttgens 1947. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire: Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 113; Stark JJ: St Anne's Church, Buxton.). Listing NGR: SK0572272975

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Grid reference SK 05722 72975 (point)
Map sheet SK07SE

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Nov 21 2017 10:46AM

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