With permission of St Mary’s PCC


PCC

One thousand

years of history

St. Mary the Virgin

Denby, Derbyshire

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Last updated 12 Aug 2017

The timeline shows the key events in the history of  St Mary’s Church over the last 1000 years.



  

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1066

The foundations are believed to have been established.  Dating of one of the original pillars has been made to 965 AD.



1150

The central pillar and two Norman arches in the south aisle originate from the 12th Century, during the reign of King Stephen.



1300

The tower was built around 1300.

1350

The Chancel was added in 1350.

1375

The porch was added around this time although there is a mystery about its origins.

1450

The north and south walls date from this period.



1620

The Drury Lowe Monument in the Chancel was installed in 1620.



1723

The door lock on the main south door is dated 1723.



1838

The Gallery over the north aisle was added.

1904

A new roof was installed.  The organ was installed in 1914.

1954

The modern pews were installed to replace free standing chairs!

2007

The extension containing a toilet and tea-point was completed.  A modern heating boiler was also installed.

2015

A new roof of terne-coated stainless steel was installed on the nave, south aisle and extension.

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