Derbyshire Places of Worship

All Saints Church, Ballidon (1) (68k) All Saints Church, Ballidon (2) (127k) Above Photograph(s)
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All Saints Church, Ballidon
All Saints Church,
Ballidon Lane (east side),
Ballidon, Derbyshire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Church did NOT have a graveyard.

Note: any church within an urban environment may have had its graveyard closed after the Burial Act of 1853. Any new church built after that is unlikely to have had a graveyard at all.

Church History

This Place of Worship was founded in the 12th century, though it is now closed, but we don't yet know when.

Two-cell plan of nave and chancel, with north vestry and south porch, and bell turret, set on the side of a hill, within a walled enclosure, looking almost as if it has grown up out of the very limestone itself. A place to feel "at home" - almost like a house and garden, surrounded as it is today, by browsing cattle. Apparently now disused, and doesn't appear ever to have had a graveyard. Built out of local limestone, with gritstone quoins, and now a Listed Building.

The road past the church continues to Ballidon Quarry. Tilcon Laboratory and Outbuilding, and Tilcon Offices, Ballidon Quarry, are also Listed (Grade II), being sited in mid 18th century farmhouse buildings.

There is further information about All Saints Chapel - Ballidon on my other website.

Denomination

Now or formerly Church of England.

If more than one congregation has worshipped here, or its congregation has united with others, in most cases this will record its original dedication.

Maps

This Church was located at OS grid reference SK2038554436. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Reference

  • Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) is available as a "Freedom of Information" document from the website What Do They Know.
Last updated on 24 Oct 2010 at 19:11.

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This Report was created 23 Sep 2017 - 01:33:43 BST from information held in the Derbyshire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 4 Jun 2017 at 08:14.

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