Building record MDR10598 - St Joseph's Convent, Arthur Street, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

St Mary's RC Chapel, with St. Joseph's Convent (Lower Arthur St & Bridge St.), attached to the west. Shown on late 19th and early 20th century OS maps (1-3) St Mary's is the principal Roman Catholic church of Derby. Completed in 1839, the work of the elder Pugin. Adjoining the church is a large convent. (4) The Convent consists of 2 wings, that on left was built in the early 19th century and that on right probably late 16th century, with later alterations. It is built from red brick and is 3 storeys high with 9 windows, formerly sashes, all replaced by modern windows. There is a recessed doorway with a moulded wood doorcase and divided door and there is a painted stone Roman Doric portico in the antis, having 2 columns and 2 pilasters, and triglyph frieze with paterae. There are plain eaves on the left-hand side, a stone-coped parapet to right wing and the roof is slate. There are modern additions at rear. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Webbe, E W. 1892. Oddfellows' Companion and Guide to Derby. pp148-9.
  • <5> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1215807.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 35074 36786 (35m by 50m)
Civil Parish DERBY, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE

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Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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