Derbyshire Places of Worship

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St Philip & St James Mission Church, Darley Dale
St Philip & St James Mission Church   [no longer consecrated]
Hackney Road, DE4 2PX,
Darley Dale, Derbyshire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Church did NOT have a graveyard.

Note: any church within an urban environment may have had its graveyard closed after the Burial Act of 1853. Any new church built after that is unlikely to have had a graveyard at all.

Church History

This Place of Worship was founded in 1914, but we understand it was closed by 2002, and the premises are now in secular use.

Kelly's Directory of 1932 records that a Mission Church of St Helen's, Darley Dale, was erected in 1914.

Old Maps of 1955 show it on the north side of Hackney Road, a short distance to the east of its junction with Ameycroft Lane, in an area labelled "Upper Hackney".

It is not known when it closed, but a planning application for the conversion of "St Philip & St James Mission Church, Hackney Road", into a dwelling dated 3rd September 2002 may be seen on the Derbyshire Dales District Council website. [Ref: 02/09/0716]

Today (Google StreetView, 2011), the conversion has gone ahead, and it has become a private dwelling, appropriately named "The Old Mission Church".

See also Fundraising leaflet for Over Hackney Church & Sunday School, 1910, and notes on Proposed New Church & Sunday School for Darley (on Ann Andrews' website), which includes a sketch of the church as planned.

Denomination

Now or formerly Church of England.

If more than one congregation has worshipped here, or its congregation has united with others, in most cases this will record its original dedication.

Maps

This Church was located at OS grid reference SK2884561897. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Reference

  • Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) is available as a "Freedom of Information" document from the website What Do They Know.
Last updated on 19 Jan 2015 at 10:35.

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This Report was created 5 Aug 2017 - 01:50:35 BST from information held in the Derbyshire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 4 Jun 2017 at 08:14.

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