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    ***** Outstanding
    **** Excellent
    *** Good
    ** Quite interesting
    * Not very interesting but worthy of inclusion


    5 Open for long periods, or key readily available
    4 May be open for long periods, but best to check beforehand
    3 Uncertain opening times
    2 Closed for all or most of the time other than for services
    1 Closed at all times

Site: St George and St Mary
Denomination: Church of England
Type: Church
Period: Norman, 17th Century

Features: Chancel area, Misericords, Monuments, Stalls, Tower

Location: 2 miles S of Swadlincote off the A514/B586.


This church incorporates the tower of the conventual church of a 12th-century priory of Austin Canons. Of special note internally are three mid-17th-century stalls with beautifully carved misericords in the chancel, and seven at the W end from Drakelowe Hall. There is an impressive life-size monument to Thomas Gresley (d.1699).

Address: Church Street, Church Gresley, Derbyshire, DE11 9NR
Phone Number: 07814 033183


Rating: ***

Open: 4