St Martin's Church, Stoney Middleton facts for kids
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St Martin’s Church, Stoney Middleton
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Heritage designation||Grade II* listed|
|Deanery||Bakewell and Eyam|
|Diocese||Diocese of Derby|
The church dates from the 15th century and was built by Joan Eyre to celebrate the safe return of her husband from the Battle of Agincourt. Following a serious fire in 1757, the main body of the church was rebuilt in 1759 in an octagonal form by James Paine.
The church was restored in 1861 when the west gallery was removed, and a north vestry was added in 1880.
The church is in a joint parish with
The church contains a pipe organ by Cousans Sons and Co dating from 1903. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.
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