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Soutwest view of St Michael's Church, Queen Street, pre 1856

This image is prior to the rebuilding of 1857-8; a new church was built after the east gable fell in during a service in 1856. A church has stood here since the Domesday Book (and was used as a waterworks during the 18th century). This image is one of a collection by the famous local antiquarian, Thomas Bateman, of Middleton by Youlgreave. (1821-1861). Bateman organized his collection by inserting…