Building record MDR12731 - Congregational Chapel, The Green, Fritchley, Crich

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A Congregational Chapel is situated here on the 1st edition OS map. (1) The Congregationalists have a neat edifice of dressed stone in Fritchley. It was erected in 1841. (2) The chapel has been extended by the 3rd edition OS map. (3) A non-conformist chapel dated to 1841. It is built of ashlar and coursed squared gritstone, with an ashlar front. It has quoins and a hipped slate roof behind a pediment. The south west elevation has tall semi-circular headed blind recesses, with keyblocks to arch heads, and impost blocks to projecting stone surrounds. There is a central doorway with a semi-circular head incorporating intersecting glazing bars. It incorporates double doors, each of two panels. There is a pediment with a moulded cornice and coping, and within the apex there is a stone plaque inscribed 'Congregational Chapel 1841'. The side wall windows have semi-circular arched heads and cast iron window frames, with intersecting glazing bars to the window heads. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 646.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number: 1356149, UID Ref: 78672.



Grid reference Centred SK 3578 5294 (20m by 28m)

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Jan 29 2018 12:27PM

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