Building record MDR3342 - Holy Trinity Church, Wirksworth Road, Kirk Ireton
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- CHURCH (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1100 AD to 1900 AD)
Holy Trinity church, Kirk Ireton, shows considerable remains of the 12th century church. Substantial alterations were made in the 14th century; in the 15th or 16th century both the aisles were lengthened towards the east. (1) In normal use. (2) Holy Trinity Church, Kirk Ireton, is a Grade I listed building of 12th century date with subsequent additions and alterations in most succeeding centuries to the 19th century. It consists of a west tower, nave and aisles and clerestory, south porch and chancel with one bay chapels and vestry. The building is constructed of coursed rubble gritstone and gritstone ashlar. (3) A total of eight cores were taken from oak timbers in the bell frame in order to carry out tree ring dating. These provided a felling date range of 1610 to 1645, with the likely felling date estimated as being c. 1625. (5)
- <1> SDR17281 Bibliographic reference: Cox, J C. 1877. Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, Vol. II. p 497.
- <2> SDR6109 Personal Observation: F1 BHS 19-APR-66.
- <3> SDR5556 Bibliographic reference: DOE(HHR)Dist of West Derbyshire Oct 1983, 18.
- <4> SDR9763 Index: NDAT 1372.
- <5> SDR4471 Unpublished document: Nottingham University Tree-Ring Dating Laboratory. Dendro Sample Record and Summary. Initial report 28 February 1994.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 2689 5021 (23m by 16m) (Centre)|
|Civil Parish||KIRK IRETON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Jun 12 2015 10:51AM