St. Mary's Church, Calton

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Date:1913 - 1919 (c.)

Description:The church was rebuilt in 1762, replacing an older chapel. A further rebuilding took place in 1839, and it was thoroughly restored in 1875. it consists of a rectangular nave without aisles, a south porch, a short chancel, and a low wooden bellcote.

The slergyman standing near the porch and wearing a biretta is the vicar, probably Rev. J. Wattson Payton.

Copy of original image produced by Tony Blore for 'Calton is my Dwelling Place' by David Swinscoe (Churnet Valley Books, 2006).


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Calton School group
Calton School group

A group of Calton School pupils and their teacher. Building work began on the ...

The Post Office, Calton
The Post Office, Calton

The Post Office occupied this cottage next to the church in the centre of Calton ...

Calton School group
Calton School group

Pupils and teachers at Calton School in the early 1950s. Building work began ...

St. Mary's Church, Calton
St. Mary's Church, Calton

Showing the chancel and east end of the church. The church was rebuilt in 1762, ...

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Donor ref:11f St Mary's Church - old - group - biretta (161/20916)

Source: Mr Tony Bloor & David Swinscoe

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