All Saints' Church, Harby facts for kids
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All Saints' Church, Harby
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Consecrated||2 August 1877|
|Heritage designation||Grade II listed|
|Architect(s)||John Thomas Lee|
|Deanery||Newark and Southwell|
|Diocese||Diocese of Southwell and Nottingham|
The church in Harby was endowed with a chantry chapel by King Edward I in 1294, following the death of Queen Eleanor. However, the chapel was dissolved at the Reformation and the church became a chapel of ease to North Clifton.
By the middle of the 19th century it was in a poor state of repair. John Thomas Lee of London was appointed as the architect for a new building. Construction began in 1874 and it was consecrated on 2 August 1877. The old church was then demolished and some parts re-used in the new building.
In 1963, the shingles on the spire were replaced with Canadian cedar.
In January 2010 work began on renovating the roofs, incorporating insulation, a breathable membrane and all new tiles.
It is part of a group of parishes which includes
- St Bartholomew's Church, Langford
- St Giles' Church, Holme
- St Cecilia's Church, Girton
- St George the Martyr's Church, North & South Clifton
- All Saints' Church, Collingham
- St John the Baptist's Church, Collingham
- St Helena's Church, South Scarle
- Holy Trinity Church, Besthorpe
- St Helen's Church, Thorney
- All Saints' Church, Winthorpe
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