Building record MDR11871 - Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Church Lane, Litton
Type and Period (1)
- WESLEYAN METHODIST CHAPEL (Hanoverian - 1834 AD to 1834 AD)
- None recorded
The 1st ed. 25" OS map c. 1880 shows a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Church Lane, Litton. (1) The chapel was still in use at the beginning of the 20th century. (2, 3) Examination of modern maps indicate that the building is still in use as a church. (4) The Wesleyans have a small chapel here [in Litton], built 1834. Litton was the birthplace of William Bagshaw, an eminent Nonconformist minister who has been styled "The Apostle of the Peak". (5)
- <1> SDR18789 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <2> SDR18790 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XVI - 9, 1898.
- <3> SDR20367 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
- <4> SDR20716 Personal Observation: Shakarian, J (ARS). Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..
- <5> SDR3507 Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 479.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 1651 7511 (11m by 12m)|
|Civil Parish||LITTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jul 3 2009 8:51AM