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Building record MDR11910 - Primitive Methodist Chapel, Upper End Road, Upper End, Wormhill

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Full Description

The 2nd ed. 25" OS map c. 1900 shows a Primitive Methodist Chapel in Upper End, Wormhill. (1) The chapel was still in use at the beginning of the 20th century. (2) Examination of modern maps indicate the building is now the Peak Dale Methodist Church. (3) 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. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <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: Drewy, C. 2007. Wormhill - The History of a High Peak Village. p 169.



Grid reference Centred SK 0898 7611 (29m by 17m)

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Record last edited

Aug 29 2017 4:45PM

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