Derbyshire Places of Worship

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All Saints Church, Curbar
All Saints Church,
Baslow Road / Curbar Hill, S32 3YF,
Curbar, Derbyshire.


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 1868, and we understand it is still open.

Kelly's Directory of 1932 describes Curbar as a township and small village, 5 miles north-east from Bakewell and 3 from Grindleford station, on the Dore and Chinley section of the London, Midland and Scottish railway. The ecclesiastical parish was formed in 1869 from that of Baslow, St Anne, and includes the townships of Calver and Froggatt.

The church of All Saints was said to be built in 1867, and "a small edifice of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave of three bays, south aisle, south porch, and a small western turret containing one bell". There are 350 sittings.

The parish records date from 1868. The living was then a vicarage, in the gift of the vicar of Baslow, and had been held since 1931 by the Rev. Arthur G. Kirby M.A. of Keble College, Oxford.

Prior to the opening of the Church, services were held on the upper floor of a barn belonging to Stocking Farm, first licensed for divine worship according to the rites of the Church of England in 1844. Further details are provided in a separate entry in this database.

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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.


This Church is located at OS grid reference SK2475074420. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Information last updated on 5 Jan 2015 at 15:04.

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This Report was created 30 Nov 2023 - 15:19:33 GMT from information held in the Derbyshire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 13 Oct 2021 at 14:33.

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