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St John the Baptist’s Church, Winster
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St John the Baptist’s Church, Winster
Coordinates: 53°08′29.97″N 1°38′37.91″W / 53.1416583°N 1.6438639°W / 53.1416583; -1.6438639
Location Darley Dale
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Website winsterchurch.org.uk
History
Dedication St John the Baptist
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade II listed
Administration
Parish Winster
Deanery Wirksworth
Archdeaconry Chesterfield
Diocese Diocese of Derby

St John the Baptist’s Church, Winster is a Grade II listed parish church in the Church of England in Winster, Derbyshire.

History

The tower dates from 1721. Matthew Habershon made alterations in 1840 to 1842, and A Roland Barker started some restoration in 1884. which was completed in 1885. The chancel was demolished and replaced with a larger one, with Minton tiles in the floor. Vestries for the clergy and the choir were constructed. Choir stalls were inserted, a new altar was added and the lighting was improved. The chancel south wall window is by Burne-Jones and was made by Morris and co in 1883.

Parish status

The church is in a joint parish with:

Organ

The church contains a pipe organ by Abbott. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

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