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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tissington and Lea Hall, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0674 / 53°4'2"N

Longitude: -1.7381 / 1°44'17"W

OS Eastings: 417648

OS Northings: 352276

OS Grid: SK176522

Mapcode National: GBR 483.RDP

Mapcode Global: WHCDZ.85L8

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 13 September 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109271

English Heritage Legacy ID: 80409

Location: Tissington and Lea Hall, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Tissington and Lea Hall

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Tissington St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

11/139 (East Side)

13.9.1967 Church of St Mary


Church. C12 and 1854, perhaps by Stevens. Coursed limestone with gritstone
dressings. Slate roofs. Lead roof to north aisle. Nave with north aisle and
south porch, chancel and west tower. Heavily buttressed west tower of four stages
with dentil corbels and plain parapet with C19 corner pinnacles. Buttresses to
the top of the second stage, one to the north, two each to west and south sides,
of varying height and profile. Top stage has a square bell opening to each face.
On the south side to the second stage is a narrow C12 lancet with roll moulding.
Above the bell opening is a gargoyle. Nave and chancel south side, left to right.
Buttress with three set-offs. Small 2-light window with pointed but slightly
rounded lights under a flat head with dripmould. 2-light much restored Dec
window above with flat head and cusped ogee lights. Linked at intermediate height
to the right a single light window with round-arched tracery under a flat head
with dripmould. Gabled porch with semi-circular arch with chamfered imposts and
quoins. Six panelled raised and fielded double doors. To the right, a C19
narrow single semi-circular headed lancet and a wider single light window with
semi-circular arch standing on colonnettes. To the right a wall memorial with
draped urn, 1838. The chancel is lower and narrower. Wall memorial with draped
urn, 1791. Neo-Norman single light window with roll moulding and hoodmould with
stops. Sundial. The whole of the south side has battlements. East wall with
a single neo-Norman window with a roll moulding on colonnettes and hoodmould
with stops. The chancel north side with battlements and a single window, as on
the south side. North aisle entirely of 1854 with four neo-Norman lancet lights
with continuous roll mouldings. Four similar, but much smaller, windows to the
clerestory. Plain parapet to the aisle, plain parapet on corbels to the
clerestory. North aisle, east window is the same as the north windows but the
west window is more elaborate with an inner order of zig zag and an outer order
of a roll moulding on colonnettes. Hoodmould with billet moulding and stops.
Interior - Four bay north arcade. Round piers with round abaci. Arches with two
steps. Tripartite windows in the north aisle with smaller blind windows each
side of the window. Norman chancel arch. Monument to Francis and Sir John
Fitzherbert, died 1619 and 1643 respectively. Two tiers of kneeling figures.
Columns at the angles, Ionic below, Corinthian above. Achievement and obelisks
at the top. Other C17 to C19 monuments to the Fitzherberts. Early C17 communion
rails with turned balusters. C18 pulpit. Painted board with coat of arms, one
above the south door and one above the chancel arch. Two C18 prayer
boards. Panelled dado along the south wall. Norman, tub-shaped font with incised

Listing NGR: SK1764852276

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