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St Leonard’s Church, Shirland
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St Leonard’s Church, Shirland
53°7′16.64″N 1°24′18.91″W / 53.1212889°N 1.4052528°W / 53.1212889; -1.4052528Coordinates: 53°7′16.64″N 1°24′18.91″W / 53.1212889°N 1.4052528°W / 53.1212889; -1.4052528
Location Shirland, Derbyshire
Country England
Denomination Church of England
History
Dedication St Leonard
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade II* listed
Administration
Parish Shirland
Deanery Alfreton
Archdeaconry Chesterfield
Diocese Derby
Province Canterbury

St Leonard’s Church, Shirland is a Grade II* listed parish church in the Church of England in Shirland, Derbyshire.

History

The church dates from the 15th century. Alterations were made in the 17th century. It was restored between 1848 and 1849 under the direction of the architect Henry Isaac Stevens and was re-opened by the Bishop of Lichfield on 24 January 1849.

The church was restored again in 1929.

Parish status

The church is in a joint parish with:

Organ

An organ was installed at a cost of £200 (equivalent to £15,480 in 2018)2018 in 1885 by John Stringer and Co of Hanley. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.

Bells

The church tower contains a ring of 6 bells.

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