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Listed Building record MDR12599 - St John's Church, Long Lane, Alkmonton

Type and Period (2)

  • (Victorian - 1843 AD to 1843 AD)
  • (Medieval - 1100 AD to 1200 AD)

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Full Description

The church, dedicated to St John, was built by William Evans, Esq., in 1843, as a chapel-of-ease to Longford, but shortly afterwards the district allotted to it was constituted a separate ecclesiastical parish. The font inside St John's Church belonged to the ancient chapel of St Nicholas (see SMR 16304), and was found beneath the sward in Cockshut Croft, during some building operations, in 1844. (1) A grade II listed Parish Church, which dates to 1843. It was built for Thomas W Evans. It is constructed of flint pebble walls, with stone dressings and a plinth, plus a timber-framed south porch. It has plain tile roofs with inverted fishscale tile bands, stone coped gables with moulded kneelers, carved eaves corbels and a ridge cross to the east gable of the nave. There is also an octagonal stone bellcote to the west with leaded a spire. It comprises nave, lower chancel, north vestry and south porch, and is built in the Early English style. Inside the church is a large circular stone 12th century font near the south door. See list description for more details. (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Unpublished document: Thouki, A (ARS Ltd). 2019. Archaeological Works at St John's Church Alkmonton.
  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 273.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. Ref: 81235.



Grid reference Centred SK 1871 3854 (20m by 15m)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR5073

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Record last edited

Aug 4 2020 9:04AM

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