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Listed Building record MDR12335 - Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Elnor Lane, Fernilee

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There is a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel within a burial ground situated here on the 1st edition OS map. (1) By the 2nd edition OS map, the burial ground has been extended to its current size. (2) A Wesleyan Methodist Chapel was erected in Fernilee in 1871. It is a neat building of brick, lighted by semi-circular windows, and seated with pitchpine benches to accommodate 150. Underneath the chapel is a well-lighted Sunday school. The chapel is in the Whaley Bridge circuit. (3) A small Wesleyan chapel dated 1871 in polychrome brick. It is built of blue brick, with white brick quoins and dressings and red brick dressings. The gabled front elevation has a gabled porch, with stone pilasters to an arched entry with double doors. There is a date stone above door, and railings and a lamp holder to the front. Glazing in the form of 2 lancet lights. (4) It still appears to be in use as a church [2010]. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 189.
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. Ref: 81880.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series. 19/05/2010.



Grid reference Centred SK 0174 7893 (16m by 7m)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2024 6:23PM

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