St Anne's church, Baslow :: Shared Description

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.
by Julian P Guffogg
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SK2572 : St Anne's church, Baslow by J.Hannan-Briggs
SK2572 : Interior, St Anne's church, Baslow by J.Hannan-Briggs
SK2572 : Organ, St Anne's church, Baslow by J.Hannan-Briggs
SK2572 : Church of St Anne, Baslow by N Chadwick


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Created: Wed, 12 Sep 2012, Updated: Wed, 12 Sep 2012

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