Diocese of Derby Parish Churches

Taddington, a small hillside village, in the Peak District National Park is one of the highest villages in England.  Fourteenth century St Michael & All Angels Church was described by Pevsner as one of the prettiest and best proportioned... MORE
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Holy Trinity, Tansley
As built in 1840 the church was a simple box with plain lancet windows, a shallow sanctuary recess and a small tower.  In 1870, however, a new north aisle was built in a more academic Gothic style and the box pews were replaced.  The north... MORE
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St James, Temple Normanton
This is the third, possibly the fourth, church on this site that dates back at least to the 15th century. The present building replaced a “temporary” wooden church erected in 1923 and demolished in 1983. Prior to that a stone church was built in... MORE
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St Leonard, Thorpe
St. Leonards is an ancient church, the squat Normal tower being its greatest treasure dated circa 1100.  The nave of early 14th century was rebuilt and extended in 1881.  The font is thought to be as old as the tower and is one of only... MORE
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