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Monument record MDR11878 - Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (site of), Smalldale Road, Peak Dale, Wormhill

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Full Description

The 2nd ed. 25" OS map c. 1900 shows a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel at Peak Dale (next to Great Rocks Quarry), Wormhill. (1) The chapel was enlarged at the beginning of the 20th century. (2) Examination of modern maps indicate the chapel has been demolished. (3) The Wesleyan chapel t Great Rocks was built in 1885. It is a neat stone building, capable of seating 200. Underneath is a school. (4) The hamlets of Peak Dale, Great Rocks, Upper End and Tunstead expanded rapidly to service the new limestone quarries and the growth in population. A Methodist chapel opened at Great Rocks [Quarry?] in 1885, and at Upper End in 1887. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XV - 6, 1898.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <3> Personal Observation: Shakarian, J (ARS). Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 204.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Drewy, C. 2007. Wormhill - The History of a High Peak Village. p 169.



Grid reference Centred SK 0923 7682 (18m by 23m)

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Record last edited

Jun 22 2016 2:29PM

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