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Monument record MDR9776 - Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (site of), Church Street, Lea

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Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

There is a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel situated here on the 1st edition OS map. (1) The Wesleyan Methodists have a chapel at Lea, erected by the late Joseph Wass Esq., at a cost of £1000. In 1856 a further sum of £500 was expended on it by Mrs Wass, who maintained it for several years. (2) Site of chapel erected in 1839 by the Wass family of Lea Green. It was not in use for many years and was demolished in 1970. (3) The chapel site does not appear to have been redeveloped on modern OS mapping [2011]. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <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 358.
  • <3> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(b).5, with photo.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 3222 5718 (15m by 13m)

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Record last edited

Oct 14 2015 11:34AM

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