A cruciform church with a nave of three bays, aisles and chancel, with a square tower at the W end. The church is 13thc and later, but within the walls are fragments of an earlier Anglo-Saxon church, and also a small number of Romanesque features and fragments.
A church at Darley is listed in the Domesday Survey. It was transferred by William Rufus to the Dean of Lincoln during the building of Lincoln cathedral.
|1st arch, depth of voussoirs||0.18m|
|1st arch, internal diameter||1.47m|
|2nd arch, internal diameter||0.87m|
|2nd arch, width||0.16m|
|Height of doorway, below crown, 1st arch||2.43m|
|Height of doorway, below crown, 2nd arch||1.12m|
|Label, depth from wall face||0.065m|
|LAbel, width of face||0.05m|
|Depth of label||0.03m|
|Depth of voussoirs||0.29m|
|Height of arch, internal||1.75m|
|Height of springing||1.36m|
|Width of face||0.015m|
|Width of label||0.08m|
|Width on each face, chamfer||0.05m|
|Depth of corbel||0.20m|
|Height under corbel||0.30m|
|Width of corbel||0.60m|
|Circumference of font||1.82m|
|Depth of roll moulding||0.03m|
|Height of beakhead||0.175m|
|Height of font||0.37m|
|Width of beakhead||0.125m|
|Length of first fragment||0.62m|
|Length of flat head base, second fragment||0.58m|
|Width of first fragment||0.41m|
|Width of second fragment||0.255m|
T. Brushfield, 'On Norman Tympana', Journal of the British Archaeological Association, N.S. VI (1900), 249.
J. Charles Cox, Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire, vols. 2, 4. Chesterfield 1975.
D. Lysons, British Museum Add. MS. 9463 (Additional Manuscripts).
N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Derbyshire, London 1978, 163.