All Saints' Church, Matlock Bank
|All Saints’ Church, Matlock Bank|
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Consecrated||17 September 1884|
|Heritage designation||Grade II listed|
|Architect(s)||Thomas Henry Healey|
|Groundbreaking||31 August 1882|
|Completed||15 April 1884|
The mission room was quickly found to be inadequate, so funds were raised for the construction of a new church. The foundation stone was laid on 31 August 1882 by Mr. F.C. Arkwright J.P. of Willersley Castle, in the presence of the Bishop of Lichfield. and the church was built to the designs of the architect, Thomas Henry Healey of Bradford.
The original plan was to construct a much larger church, but only the chancel and part of the nave were completed. A west front was added in 1958.
The church is in a joint parish with
The pipe organ was built by Forster and Andrews and opened on 15 December 1886 by Thomas Barker Mellor of All Saints' Church, Bakewell. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.
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