Building record MDR13060 - Christ Church, Long Lane

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A church was erected in Trusley in 1859. This edifice, styled Christ Church, consists of chancel, nave, and tower at the side of the chancel, containing a clock and three bells. Several of the windows are filled with stained glass. The pulpit is carved out of a solid block of Derbyshire marble, and is adorned with bosses of Blue John. (1) A grade II listed church that was built in 1859 by Evans of Hine and Evans of Nottingham. The tower and vestry were added in 1874. It is built of red brick with stone and Staffordshire blue brick dressings. It has steeply-pitched plain tile roofs, with diaper work to the nave, and stone coped gables on moulded kneelers. It comprises a four-bay nave and a two-bay chancel, with an adjoining tower and vestry to the north. See list description for more details. (2) Christ Church was built by Hine & Evans in 1859, with the tower and vestry added in 1874. It has been built in the gothic style. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 832.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. Original UID: 82649.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: I A H Combes. 2004. Anglican Churches of Derbyshire. p 113.



Grid reference Centred SK 2520 3802 (22m by 13m)

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Sep 30 2011 11:47AM

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