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Monument record MDR12709 - Baptist Chapel (site of), High Street, Riddings

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The Baptist Chapel at Riddings was enlarged in about 1833. It is now [1857] a good brick edifice that will seat 300 persons. (1) There is a Particular Baptist Chapel situated here on the 1st edition OS map. (2) The Baptists erected their first chapel at Riddings in 1806, and rebuilt and enlarged it in 1846, at a cost of £400. In 1879, a gallery was added at an expense of £240. Ten years ago, the ground floor was re-furnished, heating apparatus put in, and some other improvements were made, which cost £223 [1895]. (3) The Baptist Chapel at Riddings was founded in 1806, and seats 400. (4) The chapel has since been demolished and the site has been redeveloped [2011]. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: White, F & Co.. 1857. History, Gazetteer & Directory of the County of Derby. p 662.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 613.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Kelly, A L (ed.). 1912. Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire. p 382.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 4291 5247 (20m by 23m)

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Record last edited

Jan 4 2018 2:57PM

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