Building record MDR1736 - King Charles the Martyr's Church, Hernstone Lane, Peak Forest

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian - 1876 AD to 1877 AD)

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Full Description

Chapel of King Charles the Martyr. Built 1876-1877 by the 7th Duke of Devonshire on the site of the 17th century chapel of the same name (see SMR 11615). Decorated, with a tower. (1) Cox described it as 'A handsome new church, a little to the west of the old building' and noted that it was consecrated on All Saints' Day, 1878. (2) Grade II listed Church, built 1876-1877 by H Cockbain for the 7th Duke of Devonshire's Peak Forest estate, and replacing the 17th century chapel which formerly stood on the site [for full description see listed building record]. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 1713. 1713.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Cox, J C. 1879. Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, Vol IV. p 509.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference Centred SK 113 792 (26m by 16m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jun 2 2010 3:31PM

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