SK2572 : St Anne's church, Baslow

taken 7 years ago, near to Baslow, Derbyshire, Great Britain

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St Anne's church, Baslow
St Anne's church, Baslow
Grade II* listed.
Church dates from 13th C. onwards.
13th C.Tower with stone broach spire to north west, clerestoried nave with aisles and crenellated parapets to the roof. North aisle of 2 bays, as is the south. There is a 19th C. marble pulpit, most of the stained glass is 19th C. many internal furnishings are 20th C. including misericords.
The church was restored 1852-3 and chancel rebuilt in 1911.
The tower clock has VICTORIA 1897 on the face.
Two unusual features are preserved in the church: The whip which was used to drive stray dogs out of the church during services, and a pitch pipe originally used for tuning the organ.


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SK2572, 224 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
Contributed by
Julian P Guffogg   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 9 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 12 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Church (from Tags)
St Annes 
Place (from Tags)
Baslow 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2518 7232 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.8383N 1:37.4464W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2519 7229
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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