Building record MDR13942 - Roman Catholic Church of St. George and All Soldier Saints, Village Street, Normanton

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Full Description

Church of 1920, built to the designs of J Sidney Brockersley of London. Rock faced stone church with tiled roof, of five and a half bays. Unusual mix of styles, with Italianate design, including campanile and Romanesque features, and rock faced stone more prevalent in neo Gothic churches. Nave with apse (ritual east, compass north) and aisles, campanile on the north east corner; porch with baptistery on the south side, and sacristy on the north west side, both single storey. The nave has five round headed windows on either side and plain glass quarries; apse, two round headed windows and stained glass; on the west side one round headed window, two rectangular windows, all with dressed stone surrounds. The bell tower has recessed panels and a doorcase with shouldered architrave with hood, and aedicule above to rectangular window. Round headed window to the east. At the bell stage of the tower are three Romanesque arched windows on each face, and the tower is topped by a tiled hipped roof surmounted by a cross. South porch has doors to the east and west, with a shouldered architrave to the west door. Baptistery has two rectangular windows with stained glass. Said to have fallen down when first constructed; current building is the reconstruction. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Derby City Council. 2010. City of Derby Local List. p 54-5.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3501 3363 (18m by 31m)
Civil Parish DERBY, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jul 12 2013 1:35PM

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