St Alkmund's (new) Church, Derby
St Alkmund's Church is a Church of England parish church on Kedleston Road in Derby. It was built in the 1970s to replace the Victorian St Alkmund's Church which had been demolished in 1968 to enable the construction of the Derby inner ring road, St Alkmund's Way (A601).
|St Alkmund's Church, Derby|
|St Alkmund and St Werburgh, Derby|
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Dedication||Alkmund of Derby|
|Priest in charge||Ian Mountford|
When the Victorian church was demolished, traces of several earlier churches were revealed, stretching back to the 9th century. Artefacts found included the stone sarcophagus of Alkmund of Derby, now in Derby Museum and Art Gallery.
In December 2017 it was announced that the incumbent Revd Canon Jean Burgess was to become the next Archdeacon of Bolton, Diocese of Manchester. Previous incumbents on this site include John White, vicar 1996 - 2013.
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