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Listed Building record MDR522 - St Thomas a Becket's Church, Burrfields, Chapel-en-le-Frith

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St. Thomas a Becket's Church, Chapel-en-le-Frith, was rebuilt towards the close of the 18th century, with the exception of the chancel and a portion of the north side of the nave. (1) The Chancel was practically rebuilt in 1890-1893. (2) The west tower and south front were re-clad in 1731-1733. (5) The church replaced a chapel built by the Foresters of Peak Forest and dedicated to St. Thomas a Becket, granted in 1225. It was consecrated by Bishop Savenby. (6)

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  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Cox, J C. 1877. Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, Vol. II. pp. 145-6.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Bunting, W B. 1940. Chapel-en-le-Frith. p. 69.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: F1 BHS 24-AUG-65.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: DOE (HHR) Boro of High Peak, Derbyshire, April 1984, 18-19.. pp. 18-19.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. 0621.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p. 144.



Grid reference Centred SK 0577 8082 (39m by 28m) (Centre)

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  • EDR1344

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Record last edited

Jul 12 2021 4:47PM

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