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Eckington Chapel of Ease

A Grade II Listed Building in Eckington, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3166 / 53°18'59"N

Longitude: -1.3512 / 1°21'4"W

OS Eastings: 443320

OS Northings: 380161

OS Grid: SK433801

Mapcode National: GBR MZ02.8S

Mapcode Global: WHDDY.6WTS

Entry Name: Eckington Chapel of Ease

Listing Date: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054791

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79599

Location: Eckington, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S21

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Eckington

Built-Up Area: Eckington

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Eckington and Ridgeway

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 48 SW
Eckington Chapel
of Ease
Chapel of Ease. 1877-8. Regularly coursed squared coal
measures sandstone with ashlar gritstone dressings, rising from
a shallow plinth. Coped gables with moulded kneelers, finial
platforms and a Welsh slated roof with stone slated eaves.
Symmetrical plan, with central tower range supporting an
octagonal spire with an open belfry lantern, flanked by two
advanced gabled ranges incorporating mortuary chapels, one for
the paupers of the parish. Central range, south elevation.
Steeply pitched gable above archway with a pointed arch and
hoodmould with head label stop and with shallow stepped
buttress, rising to the springing of the arch. Square tower
above archway with two trefoil headed lancets; the lower then
tapers into an octagonal pointed spire, with shallow arched
mullioned and transomed 2-light openings to belfy lantern, with
quatrefoil piercings to the transoms, all below gabled heads.
Grotesque spouts to junctions of window openings. Pierced
ashlar course at mid spire height, below lucarne type
projections. Wide pinnacle platform for now missing finial.
Single storey range amidst which the tower is set, with simple
3-light trefoil headed windows. Advanced gabled wings to either
end, with stepped angle buttresses and pointed arched 3-light
traceried windows, beneath hoodmoulds with head label stops.
Projecting drips below window cills with foliage label stops.
Doorways to chapels within central archway with moulded pointed

Listing NGR: SK4332080161

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