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Chapel of Ease at Catton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Catton, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.7358 / 52°44'8"N

Longitude: -1.6954 / 1°41'43"W

OS Eastings: 420662

OS Northings: 315392

OS Grid: SK206153

Mapcode National: GBR 4D7.J5Z

Mapcode Global: WHCGJ.XHTJ

Plus Code: 9C4WP8P3+8R

Entry Name: Chapel of Ease at Catton Hall

Listing Date: 12 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096447

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82934

Also known as: Catton St Nicholas & The Blessed Virgin Mary
St Nicholas & The Blessed Virgin Mary

ID on this website: 101096447

Location: South Derbyshire, DE12

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Catton

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Croxall cum Oakley St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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2/2 (West Side)
Chapel of Ease at
Catton Hall

Chapel of ease. 1892, built for Hanson family of Catton Hall.
Red brick with brick dressings, and graduated slate roof with
hipped east end and moulded stone copings to western gable,
which is topped by octagonal timber bellcote with open sides and
tall shingled spire. Nave with lower chancel bay, north vestry
and south porch. West elevation has central stepped buttress
rising into the canted base of the bellcote which has small
pointed corbelling arches on either side housing stone figures
of saints. Above there is a small central lancet and to either
side there are single moulded lancets with returned brick
hoodmoulds. Vestry to north has two similar lancets to western
elevation and two more, without hoodmoulds, to east face. North
nave elevation has three lancets, with two stone plaques in the
wall between the eastern windows to George and Barbara Hanson
who died in 1957 and 1939 respectively. Canted chancel bay has
continuous moulded sill band, which steps up on eastern
elevation, and single lancets with returned hoodmoulds to all
except the east side which has a datestone to the base inscribed
'1892'. South nave elevation similar to northern elevation.
South porch has a stone coped gable topped by a terracotta ridge
cross and small lancet to south, timber Caernarvon arched
doorcases to east and west with celtic crosses carved on the
spandrels, and a double chamfered pointed inner doorcase with
returned hood. Interior has wide arched braced timber chancel
arch with pierced carved spandrels, an arched braced nave roof
and a ribbed domed timber chancel roof. West end of nave has a
corbelled brick arch supporting the bellcote above and below
there is a circular C12 font on a C19 base. To north side there
is a pointed doorcase into the vestry and to south side there is
a large organ above the south door. Chancel has an early C20
carved oak reredos with a stone piscina to south side. Metal
altar rails, rails across the chancel arch and copper lamps in
nave and chancel are all of 1892. All windows have inner brick
hoods and between, the plasterwork has painted decoration. Nave
has no pews. Chancel windows to either side of altar have
contemporary figurative stained glass by E Frampton. All nave
lancets except eastern ones have small coloured glass decoration
to tops, two to north have inserted stained glass, one a small
roundel, the other a coat of arms. Eastern lancet to south has
some early C20 figurative glass and opposite lancet to north
side has stained glass by Kempe and Tower.

Listing NGR: SK2066215392

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