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Christ Church, Holloway is located in Derbyshire
Christ Church, Holloway
Christ Church, Holloway
Location in Derbyshire
53°06′32″N 1°31′8″W / 53.10889°N 1.51889°W / 53.10889; -1.51889
Location Holloway, Derbyshire
Country England
Denomination Church of England
History
Dedication St John the Baptist
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade II* listed
Architect(s) Percy Heylyn Currey
Groundbreaking 2 November 1901
Completed 21 February 1903
Construction cost £4,500 (equivalent to £346,400 in 2018).2018
Administration
Parish Holloway
Deanery Wirksworth
Archdeaconry Chesterfield
Diocese Derby
Province Canterbury

Christ Church, Holloway is a Grade II* listed parish church in the Church of England in Holloway, Derbyshire.

History

The foundation stone was laid by Victor Cavendish, MP for West Derbyshire, on 2 November 1901 in the presence of the Bishop of Derby. The architect was Percy Heylyn Currey of Derby and the contractor was W. Wildgoose of Matlock.

The church was dedicated on 21 February 1903 by the Rt. Revd. George Ridding, Bishop of Southwell.

The tower was completed in 1911 in memory of William Walker of Holloway and dedicated on 11 November 1911.

Parish status

The church is in a joint parish with

Organ

The pipe organ was installed in 1903 by Andrews of Bradford. The first recital on it was given by Gordon L. Salt, grandson of Sir Titus Salt, on 28 June 1903. It was enlarged in 1966 by Groves of Nottingham A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

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