SK3436 : The former St Werburgh's Church

taken 9 years ago, near to Derby, Great Britain

The former St Werburgh's Church
The former St Werburgh's Church
The tower of this church dates from 1610. The tower survived flooding in 1698 but a new Queen Anne style church was built, (of which only the chancel now survives), only to be replaced in 1893 by the present building to the designs of Sir Arthur Blomfield RA. Samuel Johnson, the famous man of letters, married Elizabeth Porter here on 9th July 1735.
The building now houses an oriental restaurant.
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SK3436, 310 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 10 March, 2008
Category
Church or chapel (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3498 3631 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:55.3842N 1:28.8692W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3499 3628
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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