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Building record MDR9724 - Zion Methodist Chapel, Kilbourne Road, Openwoodgate, Belper

Type and Period (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

Site is shown as 'Zion Chapel (United Methodist)' on late 19th and early 20th century OS maps, and as 'Meth. Ch.' on a mid 20th century OS map, which clearly shows it has been extended to the south-west. (1, 2, 3, 4) Openwoodgate Zion was still in use in 1994 having been built to accommodate the Methodist Reformers in 1859. This church was improved and altered in 1930. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLV-1.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLV-1, 1898.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). XLV-1.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1937-38. OS County Series, Third Revision, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLV-1.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Barrass, A.. 1994. Belper. Looking into the Past. p. 36.



Grid reference Centred SK 3681 4735 (27m by 28m)

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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