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Building record MDR9802 - Former Bethel Chapel, Derby Road, Ambergate

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  • World Heritage Site

Full Description

There is a United Methodist Free Chapel situated here on the 1st edition OS map. (1) The United Methodist Free Church (Bethel Chapel) at Ambergate is a neat stone edifice, with pretty porch and attractive frontage. It was built in 1869. On the east wall inside is a handsome marble tablet to the memory of Thomas Summerside, who died in 1880, through whose exertions chiefly this chapel was built. Under the chapel is a well-lighted schoolroom. (2) It is no longer in use as a place of worship [2011]. (3-4)

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 663.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
  • <4> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. Website viewed 19/05/2011.



Grid reference Centred SK 3486 5087 (12m by 11m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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