With permission of St Mary’s PCC


One thousand

years of history

St. Mary the Virgin

Denby, Derbyshire







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Last updated 1 Jan 21

Information about the Church of

St. Mary the Virgin

Denby is situated 8 miles north of Derby city and is less than two miles from the Denby Pottery Visitor Centre.  Click here for directions to St Mary’s Church.

Find out about the history of St Mary’s Church over the last 900 years.

The list of previous Vicars and clergy stretches back to the 15th Century.

Amongst the many memorials in the Church, the most important is the Lowe Memorial, which is made of Derbyshire alabaster.

The ring of six bells is very unusual in a small parish Church.  Find out more.

Visit the Picture Gallery - St Mary’s Church, past and present.