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Monument record MDR9715 - Salem Chapel (site of), Green Lane, Belper

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site

Full Description

'Salem Chapel', a United Methodist Free Chapel, was situated here on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c.1880. (1) The United Methodist Free Church, or Salem Chapel, is a large rectangular brick building, erected in 1856. The front of this chapel is in two tiers, the upper one containing three semicircular-headed windows, and the lower tier two square ones. A gallery runs around three sides. The interior is furnished with seats of pitchpine, while a rostrum of similar wood stands at the west end. Underneath the chapel are a Sunday schoolroom and class-rooms. (2) The United Methodist Reform Church (Salem Chapel) was built in Green Lane in 1856. The building was demolished after the Belper Methodists amalgamated in 1966. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T and Co.. 1895. History, Topography and Directory of Derbyshire. p 627.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Barrass, A.. 1994. Belper. Looking into the Past. p 36.



Grid reference Centred SK 3494 4769 (27m by 26m) (Approximate)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Nov 9 2017 12:10PM

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