Building record MDR12457 - Methodist Chapel, Ridgeway Moor, Ridgeway, Eckington

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The 1st ed. 25" OS map shows this building as 'Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan)', sitting within a roughly square burial ground. (1) The Methodist Chapel was the first place of worship to be erected in Ridgeway village in 1806. The site, known as 'The Acre', was acquired from the Sitwell family. The building was of local stone, nearly square in shape and with two large plain-glass windows on each side, the end and the front. From the inception it had a spacious burial ground. A porch was erected in 1901. (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Fox, W. 1950. Ridgeway Village and its Industries.
  • <3> Unpublished document: 1986-7. Moss Valley Archaeological Survey Record Sheets. 452, with photo.



Grid reference Centred SK 4016 8104 (20m by 12m)

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Jun 16 2022 11:21AM

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