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St Mary’s Church, Tissington
Parish Church of St Mary, Tissington, Derbyshire - geograph.org.uk - 384139.jpg
St Mary’s Church, Tissington
Coordinates: 53°04′2.9″N 1°44′15.36″W / 53.067472°N 1.7376000°W / 53.067472; -1.7376000
Location Tissington
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Website peakfive.org
History
Dedication St Mary
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade II* listed
Administration
Parish Tissington
Deanery Ashbourne
Archdeaconry Derby
Diocese Diocese of Derby

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

History

The church dates from the 12th century, and the chancel and south porch still date from this time. The doorway has a Norman tympanum with two standing sculpted figures. The church was restored in 1854 when a new aisle was added on the north side.

Parish status

The church is in a joint parish with

Memorials

FitzHerbert memorial
Memorial to Francis FitzHerbert and Sir John FitzHerbert
  • Francis FitzHerbert (d. 1619)
  • Sir John FitzHerbert (d.1643)
  • Frank Richard Allsop (d.1912) died on Titanic.

Organ

The organ, Tissington church
The organ

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

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