Building record MDR9718 - Former United Methodist Chapel, Chapel Street, Duffield

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The site is shown as 'Methodist Chapel (United Free)' on a late 19th century OS map, as 'Meth. Chap. (Free United)' on an OS map at the end of the 19th century, as 'U.M. Church' on an early 20th century OS map, and as 'Meth. Church' on a mid 20th century OS map. (1, 2, 3, 4) In 1887 the interior was rearranged and converted into two storeys, chapel and schoolrooms. (5) The old Methodist Chapel, four stone gate piers with iron railings and gates attached to the west are all Grade II structures. The chapel is dated 1843 and is now a commercial premises. It is of two storeys constructed from coursed squared gritstone and ashlar with a hipped Welsh slate roof. (6) Former Wesleyan Chapel, Chapel Street. Squared stone walls and pyramidal slate roof. Ashlar north-west front with terminal pilasters, plain plinth and moulded cornice. Central doorway dated 1843 with paired consoles, cornice and blank inscription-tablet, flanked by two plain sash windows. Three round-arched upper windows with platband joining the imposts. Now in industrial use. (7)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLIV-12.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLIV-12, 1898.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). XLIV-12.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1937-38. OS County Series, Third Revision, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLIV-12.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T. 1895. History, Topography & Directory of Derby. p. 653.
  • <6> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1109110.
  • <7> Bibliographic reference: RCHME (Royal Commission on the Historic Monuments of England). 1986. An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting-houses in Central England - Derbyshire extract. p. 48.



Grid reference Centred SK 3455 4351 (19m by 16m) (Approximate)

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Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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