Church of St Paul at Scropton in South Derbyshire
Church of St Paul
The church of St Paul was rebuilt in 1855-56. It has a prominent tower with a pyramid roof. The old school house also has a tower and was also built in 1856. The church contains 16 memorial headstones supplied by the Imperial War Graves Commission to mark the graves of airmen from overseas who died whilst serving with the RAF Training Squad based at nearby Church Broughton airfield.
It also contains the tomb chest of Nicholas Agard (died 1510) and his 2 wifes. His son Arthur Agard (1540-1615) was an authority on ancient manuscripts and heraldry and a founder member of the Society of Antiquaries. He is buried at Westminster Abbey.
St. Paul's Church
Anglican/Church of England
Derby DE65 5PN
Mrs J Ewing, Sunnside, Derby Road, Doveridge, DE6 5JR
Main Phone: 01889 562556
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