Building record MDR2753 - St James' Church, Cliffash Lane, Idridgehay

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St James church was built in 1854-55 by Stevens. (1-2) A Victorian Gothic building by H I Stevens, which is a good example of his work. (3) An Anglican church built 1854-5 by H I Stevens of Derby in the Decorated style. Constructed of ashlar gritstone on a shallow plinth, with coped gables with cross finials, and graduated slate roof. The church has a nave, nave porch, chancel, north aisle and north east tower with broach spire and lucarnes. It has decorated traceried windows beneath hoodmoulds with stops, with stepped buttresses between windows, and diagonal buttresses to corners. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: TPAT. 2510. 2510.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Derbyshire. 2nd ed., revised. p 250.
  • <3> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(b).1, with photo.
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1158731.



Grid reference Centred SK 285 490 (22m by 22m) (Approximate)

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Feb 20 2014 10:22AM

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