St Werburgh’s, Blackwell

A church has stood on this location since at least the 7th century . Work commenced on the present building in 1879. In the year 2000, a new stained glass window was installed with images which reflect the heritage of the area.

St Werburgh was a 7th century saint, daughter of an Anglo-Saxon king. She became a nun at Ely and later Abbess of various convents in the Kingdom of Mercia.

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ST WERBURGH’S CHURCH
Church Hill
Old Blackwell
Derbyshire
DE55 5HN