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St John's Church, St John's Road, Buxton, 1813

St John the Baptist's Church was built to the west of the Old Hall in c 1811, probably by John White. It has an east entrance portico with Tuscan Columns, closed in to form a chancel in 1896-7 by Blomfield and Son. The domed top of the tower has 'no parallel in the normal neo-classical church types of 1810-20.' (Pevsner) This image is one of a collection by the famous local antiquarian, Thomas Bat…