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Holy Trinity Church, Stanton in Peak
|Location||Stanton in Peak|
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Consecrated||29 September 1875|
|Heritage designation||Grade II listed|
|Parish||Stanton in Peak|
|Deanery||Bakewell and Eyam|
|Diocese||Diocese of Derby|
The church was built for William Pole Thornhill, who held the estate of Stanton Hall, Stanton in Peak. The foundation stone was laid by Mrs Thornhill in 1837 and it was opened worship by the Venerable Francis Hodgson DD, Archdeacon of Derby in September 1839. It was constituted a parish church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, and consecrated with the adjoining cemetery by the Right Rev George Selwyn, DD, Bishop of Lichfield on 29 September 1875.
The church is in a joint parish with
- St Michael's Church, Birchover
- St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Middleton-by-Youlgreave
- All Saints’ Church, Youlgreave
The first organ was installed by Brindley & Foster in 1877, the gift of Mrs Thornhill Gell. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.
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