Building record MDR9842 - Baptist Chapel, Chevin Road, Milford

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The Baptists have a neat chapel, erected in 1849 at a cost of £360. It is a good stone edifice with school rooms attached, and will seat about 140 persons. (1) The Baptist Chapel, which has sitting accommodation for 250, was built in 1849, at a cost of £350. (2) The site is shown as 'Baptist Chapel (General) on a late 19th century OS map, as 'Baptist Chapel' on subsequent early and mid 20th century OS maps, and as 'Milford Bapt Ch' on modern mapping. (3, 4, 5, 6) Milford Baptist Chapel is a Grade II building dated 1849 on the façade. It is a symmetrical design with the main elevation facing south at right angles to the road and a central entrance. It is constructed from coursed stone set on a high rusticated stone plinth with a hipped slate roof. The rusticated plinth continues south as the base of a railed wall to the churchyard that has two tall square stone gate piers with pyramidal caps and an iron gate. (7) Milford Baptist Chapel is dated 1849 on the façade. It is built of coursed stone with a high rusticated stone plinth and has a hipped slate roof. The design is symmetrical about a central entrance. (8)

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  • <1> Bibliographic reference: White, F & Co.. 1857. History, Gazetteer & Directory of the County of Derby.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T. 1895. History, Topography & Directory of Derby. p. 671.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLV-5.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLV-5, 1898.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). XLV-5.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1937-38. OS County Series, Third Revision, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLV-5.
  • <7> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1335691.
  • <8> Unpublished document: Derwent Valley Mills (DVM) Nomination Steering Panel. 2000. Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage List Nomination Document. p 81, illust..



Grid reference Centred SK 3493 4527 (15m by 17m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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