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Listed Building record MDR13003 - Elim Pentecostal Church, Derby Road, Long Eaton

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There is a Mission Church situated here on the 2nd edition 25" OS map of c. 1900 that was not present on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. By the 3rd edition 25" OS map of the early 20th century, the building has either been rebuilt or extended and is labelled as a 'P. M. Church' [Pentecostal Mission Church?]. (1-3) St John's Mission Church on Derby Road was built in 1901 and has 250 sittings. (4) A Pentecostal church and railings that were built in 1903-4 by E Ridgeway. It is built in the Art Nouveau Gothic style. It is built of red brick with stone dressings and plinth with moulded stone copings. There are also flush stone bands at sill and lintel levels. It has steeply pitched slate roofs with overhanging eaves and moulded stone copings to the gables on wavy headed kneelers, also with crested ridge tiles, and ridge finials. To east end of nave ridge is an octagonal wooden cupola with wide bracketed cornice and a thin tapering lead spire to top. It comprises a tower, a nave with double gabled cross transept bays, and a narrow chancel bay. The north elevation has a tapering tower to the west corner with full height buttresses to all corners. See list description for more details. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Kelly, A L (ed.). 1912. Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire. p 250.
  • <5> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. Original UID: 82209.



Grid reference Centred SK 4865 3394 (18m by 25m)

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Jan 26 2024 4:11PM

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