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Monument record MDR12622 - Church of England Cemetery Chapel (site of), Cemetery lane, Wirksworth

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A General Cemetery, under the management of a Burial Board, situated at the North End, was formed in 1854, and consecrated in 1856. It occupies about three acres of ground, and has two neat chapels, one for the Church and the other for the Dissenters. (1) There is an Episcopal Chapel situated here on the 1st edition OS map. (2) It no longer appears to be standing on modern OS mapping, but the site remains undeveloped [2011]. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: White, F & Co.. 1857. History, Gazetteer & Directory of the County of Derby. p 453.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 2880 5435 (12m by 10m)

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Record last edited

Aug 8 2023 11:19AM

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