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Building record MDR13142 - Woodlands Methodist Church, Snake Road, Hope Woodlands

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The 1st and 2nd eds 25" Ordnance Survey maps show a small, almost square building, annotated 'Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan)'. The 3rd edition indicates that the chapel had been extended to the northwest. (1-3) Bulmer's Directory of 1895 notes 'There is a Wesleyan Chapel near the centre of the [Ashop] valley, erected in 1868. The site was given by the Duke of Devonshire, who also defrayed the cost of erection'. (4) Woodlands Methodist Chapel is a simple rectangular chapel with plain windows and a datestone of 1868. At the entrance to the south-east are iron railings. (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: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). 1994. Rowlee Farm, Hope Woodlands, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 1994. p 8, Feature 3.



Grid reference Centred SK 1454 8946 (15m by 16m)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3874

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Record last edited

Apr 17 2015 12:20PM

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