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Listed Building record MDR1897 - St Margaret's Church, Wormhill

Type and Period (3)

  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1864 AD to 2050 AD)
  • (Medieval to Victorian - 1200 AD to 1863 AD)
  • (Medieval to Victorian - 1273 AD to 1863 AD)

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Full Description

[SK 12447418] St. Margaret's Church. (1) St. Margaret's Church, Wormhill, was rebuilt in 1864. Over the door of the porch was inscribed "P.H…C.W. 1746". The tower was probably erected in 1273, but it was raised in 1863. (2). In normal use. (3) Grade II* listed church. The 13th century chapel underwent rebuilding and enlargement in 1864 by T H Rushforth with transepts added in 1904-10. It is constructed of coursed rubble limestone with gritstone dressings and some tufa to tower. Coped gables to slate roofs laid to diminishing courses. Square, unbuttressed tower partially 13th century. [See listed buildings record for complete description]. (4)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1955. 6".
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Cox, J C. 1877. Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, Vol. II. p311.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 08-DEC-65.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: DOE (HHR) Boro of High Peak, Derbyshire, June 1984, 6.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. 2578. 2578.
  • <6> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 15682.1-3.



Grid reference Centred SK 1244 7418 (24m by 15m) Centre

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  • EDR886

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Record last edited

Jan 21 2024 9:50PM

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