St Margaret's Church, Wormhill

St Margaret's Church, Wormhill is a Grade II* listed[1] parish church in the Church of England in Wormhill, Derbyshire.[2]

St Margaret’s Church, Tideswell
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St Margaret’s Church, Wormhill
Coordinates: 53°15′51.13″N 1°48′52.77″W / 53.2642028°N 1.8146583°W / 53.2642028; -1.8146583
LocationWormhill
CountryEngland
DenominationChurch of England
History
DedicationSt Margaret
Architecture
Heritage designationGrade II* listed[1]
Designated21 April 1967
Administration
ParishWormhill
DeaneryBakewell and Eyam
ArchdeaconryChesterfield
DioceseDiocese of Derby

HistoryEdit

The medieval chapel was enlarged and altered in 1746 when a low porch and west gallery were erected. In 1826 another gallery was erected over the communion table to accommodate the singers. It was rebuilt by the architect T H Rushforth of London and reopened on 16 June 1864.[3] The contractor was Charles Humphreys of Derby.

Transepts were added between 1904 and 1910.

Parish statusEdit

The church is in a joint parish with

OrganEdit

The church contains a pipe organ by J. Porritt. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Historic England. "Church of St Margaret (Grade II*) (1087930)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  2. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus; Williamson, Elizabeth (1978). The Buildings of England: Derbyshire. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. p. 361. ISBN 0-14-071008-6.
  3. ^ "Re-opening of Wormhill Church near Buxton". Derby Mercury. Derby. 29 June 1864. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  4. ^ "NPOR [A00029]". National Pipe Organ Register. British Institute of Organ Studies. Retrieved 12 April 2015.