Derbyshire Places of Worship

St George's Church, Ticknall (1) (23k) St George's Church, Ticknall (2) (28k) Above Photograph(s)
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St George's Church, Ticknall
St George's Church,
Church Lane, DE73 7JU,
Ticknall, Derbyshire.

Cemeteries

This Church has (or had) a graveyard.

Note: any church within an urban environment may have had its graveyard closed after the Burial Act of 1853. Any new church built after that is unlikely to have had a graveyard at all.

Church History

This Place of Worship was founded in 1842, and we understand it is still open.

St George's Church was built in 1842 as a replacement for Ticknall's Old Church, which had been dedicated to St Thomas a'Becket (or St Thomas of Canterbury). Both are mentioned in "More Curiosities of Derbyshire" (Frank Rodgers, 2000) p.93. St Thomas was in poor repair, and had become too small for a rising population. Its replacement was designed by Henry Stevens of Derby, and cost £4,000, the cost met largely by Sir George Crewe, of Calke Abbey.

Two portions of the Old Church are still standing in the graveyard, about 50 yards south of the present building.

Denomination

Now or formerly Church of England.

If more than one congregation has worshipped here, or its congregation has united with others, in most cases this will record its original dedication.

Maps

This Church is located at OS grid reference SK3513224106. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Reference

  • Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) is available as a "Freedom of Information" document from the website What Do They Know.
Last updated on 12 Oct 2010 at 11:50.

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This Report was created 23 Jun 2017 - 15:27:36 BST from information held in the Derbyshire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 4 Jun 2017 at 08:14.

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