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Monument record MDR12677 - Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (site of), Chapel Street, Alfreton

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Full Description

The Wesleyan Methodist's chapel, Chapel street, was built in 1809, and with the galleries, will seat about 600 persons. (1) This is presumably the chapel shown as a square building at the south-eastern end of Chapel Street on a drainage plan of 1850. (2) There is a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel situated here on the 1st edition OS map. (3) The Wesleyans erected their first chapel in Alfreton in 1809. The present edifice was built in 1885 [see SMR 16229]. (4) The chapel has fallen out of use by the 2nd edition OS map. (5) The chapel has since been demolished and the site has been redeveloped [2011]. (6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: White, F & Co.. 1857. History, Gazetteer & Directory of the County of Derby. p 660.
  • <2> Map: Lee, W. 1850. 'Plan of Buildings in Chapel Street, Shewing proposed Drainage' in Report to the General Board of Health on a Preliminary Inquiry into the Sewerage, Drainage and Supply of Water and the Sanitary Condition of the Inhabitants … of Alfreton …..
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 612.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 4112 5564 (15m by 14m)

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Record last edited

Jan 8 2013 2:49PM

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