Diocese of Derby Parish Churches

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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St John the Baptist, Tibshelf
The church is situated on an ancient site; a high point, visible for miles around.  The tower dates from 1492, housing a fine peal of six bells.  The main body of the church, including the chancel, was largely rebuilt and extended in the... MORE
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St George, Ticknall
Reference is made to a chapel at Ticknall in a charter circa 1200 concerning the exchange of land.  The original church, which had been dedicated to St Thomas a Becket, was blown up with gunpowder.  Its ruins can still be seen in the... MORE
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St John the Baptist, Tideswell
St John the Baptist church, Tideswell was started about 1320 and completed soon after 1400 (building was interrupted by the Black Death). The nave, aisles and transepts were begun about 1340 in the Late Gothic style, and the chancel and tower were... MORE
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St Mary, Tissington
St Mary's church, Tissington dates back to Norman times- records show it was established by 1227 and probably built some time around 1100. The tower has walls about 4 feet thick at the base and one of the original windows may still be seen... MORE
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