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Christ Church, Cinderhill
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Heritage designation||Grade II listed|
|Architect(s)||Thomas Chambers Hine|
|Diocese||Southwell and Nottingham|
The church dates from 1856 and was constructed as a chapel of ease to St. Leodegarius Church, Basford. It was consecrated on 19 June 1856 by Rt. Revd. John Jackson, Bishop of Lincoln. The choir vestry was added in 1902.
The church was built for the miners of John Thomas North’s colliery at Babbington. Thomas Chambers Hine designed the church. The first chaplains were appointed when Cinderhill become a separate District in 1896. In 1929 Christ Church, Cinderhill's official name was changed to ‘The District Chapelry of Christ Church Cinderhill’. The Bishop of Southwell was the Patron.
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