St Mary the Virgin's Church, Denby facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSt Mary the Virgin’s Church, Denby
St Mary the Virgin’s Church, Denby (photograph by Dave Bevis)
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Dedication||St Mary the Virgin|
|Heritage designation||Grade I listed|
|Diocese||Diocese of Derby|
The church dates from the 13th century. It comprises a tower at the west end with a recessed broached spire, a clerestoried nave with south aisle and two storey north aisle, a chancel and a south porch. Alterations were made in 1838 and it was restored between 1901 and 1903 by John Oldrid Scott. During the restoration part of the scaffolding collapsed in 1903 and one of the workmen, Job Seal of Horsley, was injured.
The church is in a joint parish with
- St Clement's Church, Horsley
- Village Hall, Kilburn
- East window, Warrington and Co c. 1889
- North aisle. Christopher Webb, 1961
The pipe organ dates from 1914 and was built by Harrison and Harrison. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.
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