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The Moravian Chapel/Church

A Grade II* Listed Building in Borrowash, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 52.9214 / 52°55'16"N

Longitude: -1.3747 / 1°22'28"W

OS Eastings: 442138

OS Northings: 336176

OS Grid: SK421361

Mapcode National: GBR 7GB.TGL

Mapcode Global: WHDGV.VTKS

Plus Code: 9C4WWJCG+G4

Entry Name: The Moravian Chapel/Church

Listing Date: 10 November 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204382

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82260

Location: Ockbrook and Borrowash, Erewash, Derbyshire, DE72

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Ockbrook and Borrowash

Built-Up Area: Borrowash

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Ockbrook All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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SK 42 36
6/76 (North Side)
The Moravian
10.11.67 Chapel/Church

Moravian chapel. 1751 with minor C19 alterations, mostly to the
interior. Built as the centrepiece of the Moravian Settlement.
Red brick with gauged brick and painted ashlar dressings,
painted stone plinth and plain band over the windows and also
moulded stone cornice. Slate roof with stone copings, two
strange circular, vents to ridge and central pediment with a
painted wooden square cupola over. This cupola has semi-
circular headed arches to each side, balustraded to base, and
colonnettes to each corner, supporting an ogival leaded roof
with ball finial and weather-vane to top. Five bays and single
storey with internal gallery. Main elevation has three large
semi-circular headed windows with stone imposts and keystones
and margin light glazing bar sashes. To either side is a wide
semi-circular headed doorcase, again with stone imposts and
keystone, with double panelled doors and divided fanlight.
Above each door is a glazing bar sash under segment head with
stone keystone. Above in the centre of the pediment, which runs
the width of the three bays, is a black clockface erected in
1827. Interior is plain with a raised and fielded panelled
gallery on fluted iron columns to north and ceiling rose and
cornice. The internal arrangements were changed in the C19 and
the original C18 pulpit with its panelled and pedimented back
panel was re-set on the south wall, also C19 pews were inserted.

Listing NGR: SK4213836176

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