Building record MDR4780 - St Michael's Church, Church Street, Holbrook

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Mid 20th Century - 1761 AD to 1950 AD)

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St. Michael's Church, Holbrook, was built in 1841. On its north side are long arched windows and a pedimental porch from the previous building of 1761. It was altered and enlarged in the early 20th century. (1) St Michael's Church was built as a private chapel for Holbrook Hall in 1761. It became a parish church in 1835 and was enlarged in 1841. It was badly damaged by fire in 1891 and again in 1907. Following the second fire, the south aisle, chancel and porch were added by Naylor & Sale. (2) A parish church dating to 1761. It was mostly rebuilt and enlarged in 1841 by Williams Evans, and was also altered in the early 20th century. It is built of ashlar sandstone with sandstone dressings, and has a slate roof that is hipped to the south aisle, with wide overhanging eaves and a western bellcote. It is built in the Italianate style, and comprises nave, chancel, south nave aisle, and north vestry and porch. Inside the church are various wall memorials; the best is to Thomas Bradshaw Armigen, c. 1760, of coloured marble. See list description for more details. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: TPAT. 2529. 2529.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: I A H Combes. 2004. Anglican Churches of Derbyshire. p 102.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1109134, Original UID: 78789.



Grid reference Centred SK 363 446 (25m by 21m) (Centre)

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Aug 21 2017 10:42AM

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