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St Chad’s Church, Longford
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St Chad’s Church, Longford
Coordinates: 52°56′36.47″N 1°40′53.42″W / 52.9434639°N 1.6815056°W / 52.9434639; -1.6815056
Location Longford, Derbyshire
Country England
Denomination Church of England
History
Dedication St Chad
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade I listed
Administration
Parish Longford
Deanery Longford
Archdeaconry Derby
Diocese Diocese of Derby
Province Province of York

St Chad's Church, Longford is a Grade I listed parish church in the Church of England in Longford, Derbyshire.

History

The church dates from the 12th century, with other work from the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. The tower is 15th century with almost full height buttresses to each corner.

The living of St Chad's was originally in the gift of the Earl of Leicester. This transferred to Arthur Manners when he acquired Longford Hall.

Organ

The two manual, 17 stop pipe organ was installed by I Abbott in 1874. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

Parish status

The church is in a joint parish with

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