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St Werburgh's Church

The Anglo-Saxons migrated into this area in the 5th century and the Anglo-Saxon and Danish influences are to be seen all around the Derwent valley. During the 5th and 6th centuries this was part of the Kingdom of Mercia, and Repton, its capital, was served by settlements including Spondon and other small neighbouring hamlets. An old Saxon cross with curious Celtic-style markings can be found in th…