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St Mary the Virgin’s Church, Denby
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St Mary the Virgin’s Church, Denby (photograph by Dave Bevis)
Coordinates: 53°00′50.61″N 1°24′26.37″W / 53.0140583°N 1.4073250°W / 53.0140583; -1.4073250
Location Denby
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Dedication St Mary the Virgin
Heritage designation Grade I listed
Parish Denby
Deanery Heanor
Archdeaconry Derby
Diocese Diocese of Derby

St Mary the Virgin's Church, Denby is a Grade I listed parish church in the Church of England in Denby, Derbyshire.


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.

Parish status

The church is in a joint parish with

Stained glass

  • 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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