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Monument record MDR11766 - Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (site of), Primrose Hill, Blackwell

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Full Description

A Wesleyan Chapel was erected [in Primrose Hill] in 1875, at a cost of £1,823, and a residence for the minister was erected in 1880, at an outlay of £870, including furniture. The chapel is a handsome building of brick, with stone dressings, in the Gothic style. The interior is neatly furnished with open benches of pitchpine, and contains a good organ, purchased in 1887 for £160. (1) A Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on Primrose Hill, Blackwell is shown on the 2nd and 3rd ed. 25" OS maps c. 1900. (2-3) Examination of modern maps indicate that the building has been demolished, although another Wesleyan Chapel that survives today has been built on land adjacent to the earlier chapel [2009]. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 638.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXV - 8, 1900.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <4> Personal Observation: Shakarian, J (ARS). Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..



Grid reference Centred SK 4370 5824 (51m by 34m)

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Record last edited

Mar 22 2016 3:54PM

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