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Building record MDR13027 - Former chapel, Derby Road, Melbourne

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Full Description

The Swedenborgian chapel was opened in 1825, and will accommodate 120 persons. (1) There is a chapel situated here on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. (2) The New Jerusalem Chapel was built in 1863. The Swedenborgians had a chapel here formerly. (3) There is a New Church (Swedenborgian) in Derby Road. It was erected in 1864 in the Gothic style and accommodates 200 people. (4) The building is no longer in use as a place of worship [2011]. It appears to have been converted in to residential units. (5-6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: White, F & Co.. 1857. History, Gazetteer & Directory of the County of Derby. p 364.
  • <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 774.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Kelly, A L (ed.). 1912. Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire. p 341.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
  • <6> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. Website viewed 26/08/2011.



Grid reference Centred SK 3857 2531 (25m by 14m)

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Record last edited

Nov 6 2017 10:59AM

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