There is a Nonconformist Mortuary Chapel situated here on the 2nd edition 25" OS map of c. 1900 that does not appear on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. (1-2)
There is a cemetery at Duffield that covers four acres and was laid out in 1880. There are two mortuary chapels here. (3)
A grade II listed cemetery chapel that was built in 1880. It is built of rock-faced gritstone with gritstone dressings, and has a plain tile roof. It has stone coped gables with moulded kneelers, and a moulded eaves cornice. It has been built in the Early English style. There are angle buttresses with steeply sloping set-offs. The symmetrical east elevation has a central steeply-gabled porch. There is a double-chamfered entrance with a hoodmould and foliage stops. It is flanked on each side by single trefoiled lancets. There is also a four-light south window with plate tracery. (4)
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 653.
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number: 1335364, Original UID: 78848.
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Centred SK 3399 4411 (12m by 12m)
DUFFIELD, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
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