St. Wilfrid's Church, Kirkby-in-Ashfield
|St. Wilfrid's Church, Kirkby-in-Ashfield|
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Diocese||Southwell and Nottingham|
The medieval church was destroyed by fire and a new church was erected in 1907 by the Duke of Portland to a design by the archiect L. Ambler. The church has one of the most beautiful interiors with a fine reredos and chancel screen.
The church of St Wilfrid stands on a site believed to have been first used for a church in the seventh century AD and an ancient church is mentioned in the Domesday survey of 1086.
- English Heritage. "CHURCH OF ST WILFRID (1275908)". National Heritage List for England.
- Pevsner, Nikolaus (1979). Nottinghamshire (Pevsner Architectural Guides: Buildings of England). Harmondsworth, Middx. Penguin. p. 156. ISBN 978-0300096361.
- Churches in the Ashfield Area. Ashfield District Council
- The Church of England, Available at: http://www.achurchnearyou.com/kirkby-in-ashfield-st-wilfrid/