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Building record MDR11414 - St Bartholomew Church, Nightingale Road, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early 20th Century to Late 20th Century - 1927 AD to 1999 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Nightingale Road, St Bartholomew. Brick church designed by Percy Heylin Currey of Derby (1864-1942) in a stripped-down Arts and Crafts style. Completed 1927, and extended (apse and vestry) by Humphrey & Hurst in 1996-1999. (1) Built in 1927 to the designs of P. H. Currey of Derby, in an Arts & Crafts style. Red brick with roughcast panels, and steeply pitched red tiled roof. East end was not completed due to lack of money. However, work was restarted in 1966 to the designs of Humphreys & Hurst, and the Modernist apse and vestry opened in 1968. Gabled entrance which breaks forward, twin doors with tiled niche over, within a pointed brick arch. On the west side, two lancet windows recessed in a large Gothic arch; rendered panels and an oculus above. Nave has four rectangular windows with tiled heads and sills and the chapel has two lancet windows, all set within rendered panels. Leaded rectangular stained glass in brick surrounds. Literature: Combes, I. A. H., The Anglican Churches of Derbyshire (Ashbourne, 2004)71. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: 2007. 'Derby Civic Society Suggested Local List Additions', Derby Civic Society Newsletter. No. 85, pp 15-26. p 22.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Derby City Council. 2010. City of Derby Local List. p 50.



Grid reference Centred SK 36359 33322 (33m by 27m)

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Record last edited

Jan 31 2018 3:13PM

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