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Building record MDR9801 - Fomer Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Newbridge Road, Ambergate

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Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

The site is shown on late 19th OS maps as 'Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan)' and as 'Wes. Meth. Chapel' on an early 20th century OS map. (1, 2, 3) The chapel was described in 1895 as being "well lighted with semi-circular headed windows". (4) Small coursed pink gritstone chapel of 1837. Square plan with a hipped roof. Two round arched windows with raised keystone and impost blocks and a small central doorway. In a fair condition in 2004, although with some loss of architectural detail (windows and door). (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XL-5.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XL-5, 1898.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). XL-5.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T. 1895. History, Topography & Directory of Derby. p. 663.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Morris, M (Mel Morris Conservation). 2004. Study to Identify Candidate Buildings for Grant Assistance and a Review of Conservation Area Boundaries, Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.



Grid reference Centred SK 3484 5141 (11m by 11m)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3895

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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