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All Saints’ Church, Curbar
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Deanery||Bakewell & Eyam|
|Diocese||Diocese of Derby|
Until the church was built, the nearest parish church for the residents of Calver and Curbar was Baslow, some 2 miles away. Services were held locally in a loft over the cotton mill in Calver, but by 1867, funds were raised for the construction of a church. The foundation stone was laid by William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire in April 1867. The land for the church was given by Charles Manners, 6th Duke of Rutland. The church was designed by Anthony Salvin, and built by Mr. Ashwell of London. The church was consecrated by the Bishop of Lichfield, Rt Revd. George Selwyn on 2 June 1868.
The church is in a joint parish with
A new organ was installed in 1905 by Cousans, Sons and Company. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.
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