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St Andrew, Cubley, Derbyshire

(53°12′9″N, 1°45′21″W)
SK 164 673
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Derbyshire
now Derbyshire
medieval Derby
now Derby
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01 September 2014

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Feature Sets

Cubley is a village about six miles S of Ashbourne. The church lies to the S of the village and it is situated on the confluence of the Brooks Cubley and Bentley. The building consists of a coursed squared and rubble sandstone ashlar structure with stone dressings. The original 11thc church was altered from the late 12thc, when the present nave was built: the chancel and the S aisle date to the 13thc, whilst the W tower was added in the 15thc. The church was extensively restored by James Piers St Aubyn in 1872-4, and again in 1909. The only surviving Romanesque sculpture is found on the late 12thc nave arcade.


The Domesday Survey records that in 'Cobelei' there were a church and a priest. In 1066 the manor was held by Siward Barn; in 1086 its lordship passed to Ralph of Montgomery, being Henry of Ferrers tenant-in-chief. The manor valued £2.


Interior Features


Nave arches

J. C. Cox, Notes on the Churches of Derbyshire: The Hundred of Appletree and Repton and Gresley, vol. 3, Chesterfield, London and Derby 1877, 91-100.

N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England. Derbyshire, Harmondsworth 1978, 160-1.