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 . (5)
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 189.
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. Ref: 81880.
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series. 19/05/2010.
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Centred SK 0174 7893 (16m by 7m)
WHALEY BRIDGE, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE
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May 19 2010 5:56PM
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