The Churches of Britain and Ireland

 

Tideswell, Derbyshire    

Tideswell on Wikipedia.
 

Former chapel in Tideswell Cemetery, now used by maintenance workers. SK 1582 7641.  Mike Berrell (2010).

Fountain Square Methodist Church (1885) on Fountain Square. Originally Wesleyan, it has been Methodist and U.R.C. since the closure of the Parke Street U.R.C. SK 1511 7559. Mike Berrell (2010). Link.

Immaculate Heart of Mary (R.C.) on Cherry Tree Square. Interior view. SK 1516 7548. Both Mike Berrell (2010).

The former Primitive Methodist Chapel (1893), now in secular use. SK 1514 7575. Mike Berrell (2010). Link.

St. John the Baptist - The Cathedral of the Peak. As it stands today, it is largely 14th century, though there is known to have been an earlier church, from which the font is believed to have come. Interior views - 1, 2, 3. A door, dating from about 1500, is on display. The Chapel of the Guild of St. Mary was restored in 1924 in remembrance of the men who died in WW1. A plaque also commemorates them. SK 1526 7578. All Mike Berrell (2010). Two further views - 1, 2, two more of the interior - 1, 2, angel on a roof beam, the carved stone pulpit, the fine tomb of a knight and his wfe, the organ, and the font, all Steve Bulman (2018). A carved stone head with grotesques, the cockerel weather-vane, the Newton, and Jesse windows, the list of vicars which commences in 1193, and some of the fine wood carving - misericord, bench-ends - 1, 2, all Carole Sage (2018). Link. Grade I listed.

Former U.R.C. (originally Congregational, 1888) on Parke Street. Another view, and the interior, taken through a window. SK 1510 7572. All Mike Berrell (2010). Link.

 

 

 

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