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Catholic Church of the English Martyrs

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2145 / 53°12'52"N

Longitude: -1.6766 / 1°40'35"W

OS Eastings: 421692

OS Northings: 368654

OS Grid: SK216686

Mapcode National: GBR 57S.GY0

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.6GWJ

Entry Name: Catholic Church of the English Martyrs

Listing Date: 5 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132645

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468086

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Bakewell

Built-Up Area: Bakewell

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Bakewell All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


831-1/4/52 (North East side)
Catholic Church of the English


Church. 1849. Ashlar sandstone with rubble limestone to rear,
slate roof. 1:4 bays; bay 1 projects and is gabled; single
vessel raised over schoolroom. Orientated north-south (ritual
orientation used in this description).
EXTERIOR: gabled pilasters at angles and bay divisions; tall
plinth with offset above pairs of lancet windows to the
basement. Chamfered sill band to tall lancets which light the
body of the church. Bay 1 gable has round-arched door; in
plinth a lancet window and vesica. Pointed-arched door in
right side approached by flight of steps with ashlar side wall
and 2 lancet openings beneath. Eaves cornice, shaped kneelers
and moulded gable copings; roll-finial to front gable.
East end: taller buttresses flank a stepped 3-light window
beneath louvred vesica. Centre part of gable raised as a
parapet; carved apex finial.
INTERIOR: west gallery; decorative queen-post trusses with
Gothic Revival panels, arched braces with mouchettes and
Originally built as the Congregational Church with schoolroom

Listing NGR: SK2169268654

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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