Site record MDR12534 - Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (site of), Chesterfield Road, Dronfield
Type and Period (1)
- WESLEYAN METHODIST CHAPEL (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1879 AD)
- None recorded
According to White's Directory, the Wesleyans have a chapel at Dronfield, erected by the Society of Friends, several years ago . It is a large square handsome building, with galleries, and will hold about 300. (1) According to Bulmer's Directory, the Wesleyan Chapel, originally erected by the Society of Friends, is a plain, square building on the Sheffield Road. (2) According to Kelly's Directory, the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel at Dronfield was built in 1879 and has 150 sittings. (3) The Wesleyan Chapel is not named on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. (4) A Wesleyan Methodist Chapel appears in Dronfield on the 2nd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1900. (5) It would appear from the sources above that the chapel was built prior to White's Directory of 1857, but then rebuilt in 1879. (6) The chapel appears to have since been demolished and the area has been redeveloped . (7)
- <1> SDR19516 Bibliographic reference: White, F & Co.. 1857. History, Gazetteer & Directory of the County of Derby. p 738.
- <2> SDR3507 Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 229.
- <3> SDR21041 Bibliographic reference: Kelly, A L (ed.). 1912. Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire. p 241.
- <4> SDR18789 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <5> SDR18790 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <6> SDR20769 Personal Observation: Manning, N. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..
- <7> SDR20816 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 3532 7856 (25m by 23m)|
|Civil Parish||DRONFIELD, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Sep 1 2020 7:53AM