Building record MDR9843 - Former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Chevin Road, Milford.

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The Wesleyan Chapel is a substantial structure of stone, built in 1842, at a cost of £520. (1) The site is shown as 'Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan)' on late 19th century OS maps, as 'Wes. Meth. Chap.' on an early 20th century OS map and as 'Methodist Church' on a mid 20th century OS map. (2, 3, 4, 5) The former Wesleyan Chapel is a Grade II building built in 1842. It is of two storeys on a high plinth in a symmetrical design constructed of coursed stone with a side façade to Chevin Road and a hipped slate roof. The centre door within the front or south elevation to Well Lane is now altered. Connected to the western side of the front elevation by a wooden canopy is a small single storey building with similar features to the main chapel. (6) The former Wesleyan Chapel was built in 1842 of coursed stone of two storeys on a high plinth with a hipped slate roof and with sash windows with glazing bars. The entrance has been altered. The main façade is symmetrical. (7)

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  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T. 1895. History, Topography & Directory of Derby. p. 671.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLV-5.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLV-5, 1898.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). XLV-5.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1937-38. OS County Series, Third Revision, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLV-5.
  • <6> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1087372.
  • <7> Unpublished document: Derwent Valley Mills (DVM) Nomination Steering Panel. 2000.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 3495 4522 (13m by 22m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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