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Church of St George

A Grade II Listed Building in Ticknall, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8134 / 52°48'48"N

Longitude: -1.4802 / 1°28'48"W

OS Eastings: 435132

OS Northings: 324106

OS Grid: SK351241

Mapcode National: GBR 6G6.QKQ

Mapcode Global: WHDHD.7KD2

Plus Code: 9C4WRG79+8W

Entry Name: Church of St George

Listing Date: 6 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334583

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82889

Location: Ticknall, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE73

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Ticknall

Built-Up Area: Ticknall

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Ticknall St George

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Description


PARISH OF TICKNALL CHURCH LANE
SK 32 SE
4/83
Church of St George
GV
II
Parish church. 1842 by Henry Stevens. Perpendicular Gothic
style. Coursed squared sandstone and ashlar. Welsh slate roofs
with coped gables and plain parapets. West steeple, aisled
nave, south porch, north vestry and chancel. Chamfered plinth,
moulded band at the base of the parapet. Battlemented west
tower of four stages divided by moulded stringcourses. Diagonal
buttresses to west with three set-offs. South side has a single
light flat arched Perp Style window to the ground floor, with
returned hoodmould. Similar window to north side. West side
has a doorway of two moulded orders and a studded door with
scrolled hinges. 2-light Perp Style window above, and a single
light above again, with cusped ogee under a flat arch. 2-light
bell-openings in each direction. Circular clock face to south,
in moulded stone surround. Recessed octagonal stone spire with
two tiers of lucarnes. Gabled aisles with steeply pitched
roofs. Tall 2-light west windows. The north side has five
3-light windows with Perp tracery, and six buttresses. Chimney
stack rises from the easternmost bay. Small north vestry with
flat arched window of two ogee lights. The east end of the
north aisle has a spherical triangle with three cusped triangles
set in. Chancel east window of two plus 2-lights with panel
tracery. The north and south side of the chancel has a single
lancet with tracery. On the south side is also a priest's
doorway with two orders of moulding. South aisle has a 2-light
east window and four 3-light south windows between buttresses,
as on the north side. Steeply gabled south porch, the entrance
with two orders of moulding. Small flat arched windows of two
ogee headed lights to west and east. Interior: Five bay
arcades with octagonal piers, moulded capitals and double
chamfered arches. Plastered and whitewashed walls. Two plain
double-chamfered arched doorways lead into the tower. Circular
wheel window above. Double chamfered chancel arch on
semi-octagonal responds. Nave roof of thin spindly hammer beam
type with pointed arches. Shallow pitched aisle roofs have
plastered panels. The south aisle has a moulded round-arch tomb
recess with triangular arch above with pierced tracery. Within
is an effigy of a civilian holding his heart in his hand. In
the north aisle an incised alabaster slab of a knight, John
Frances c1375. On the south wall of the chancel a pedimented
Ionic aedicule monument of c1636. Rich Dec Style octagonal font
and cover. At the west end of the north aisle a low gothic
style screen enclosing the choir vestry. Brass eagle lectern
dated 1888. Stained glass. The middle north aisle window 1922
by Morris & Co, and the south aisle south east window 1923 by
Morris & Co. C19 gothic chancel furnishing. Nave pews C20.

Listing NGR: SK3513224106

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