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Building record MDR12901 - Methodist Church, Main Street, Horsley Woodhouse

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Full Description

The Wesleyans have a chapel at Horsley Woodhouse that was erected in 1799, and rebuilt a few years ago [1857]. It will now seat about 200 hearers. (1) There is a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel situated here on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. (2) The Wesleyans have a chapel at Horsley Woodhouse. It is a spacious structure, with sitting accommodation for 400. (3) The chapel has been extended by the 3rd edition 25" OS map of the early 20th century. (4) The Wesleyan Chapel at Horsley Woodhouse was opened in 1845. It has a three-bay pedimented front. (5) It is still in use as a place of worship [2011]. The extension is dated to 1904. (6-7)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: White, F & Co.. 1857. History, Gazetteer & Directory of the County of Derby. p 278.
  • <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 533.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: RCHME (Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments of England). 1986. An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting-houses in Central England - Derbyshire extract. p 50.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
  • <7> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. Website viewed 01/07/2011.



Grid reference Centred SK 3935 4492 (23m by 19m)

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Record last edited

Nov 25 2013 4:14PM

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