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Building record MDR13392 - Methodist Chapel (Free United), Market Street, Clay Cross

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According to Bulmer's Directory, the United Methodist Free Church in Clay Cross was built in 1887, at a cost of £2,400. It was a handsome stone edifice, in the Gothic style, capable of seating 400 persons. (1) There is a Methodist Chapel (Free United) situated on Market Street, Clay Cross, on the 2nd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1900, presumably that referred to by Bulmer in 1895. (2) The 3rd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1900 shows this building had been taken over by the Wesleyan Methodists. (3) Modern maps show this building is still extant and in use by the North East Derbyshire Christian Fellowship. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 84.
  • <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> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. website accessed 06/12/2012.



Grid reference Centred SK 3949 6346 (35m by 38m)

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Record last edited

Nov 16 2017 10:00AM

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