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Bradley church
Bradley church

Bradley is a parish in Derbyshire just to the east of Ashbourne. Other neighbouring parishes include Hulland and Yeldersley.

The parish church of All Saints is 14th century, with an aisleless nave and chancel, but no tower. There was an 18th century wooden bell-turret, but this has been removed The original wooden bell tower was struck by lightning. The bell is attached to the rear wall.

Bradley church bell
There are 2 corbels, dating back to the 14th century, set on either side of the east window. It has a 13th century font with an octagonal bowl and many memorials to the Meynell family who lived in the hall opposite the church. The base and part of the shaft of a Saxon Cross stands in the churchyard.
Bradley churchyard cross
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