Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Demolished.

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Methodist Chapel (Demolished), Scropton
Methodist Chapel (Demolished),
Scropton Road,
Scropton, Derbyshire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Chapel 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 before 1883, but we understand it was closed before 1965.

This former chapel was first noted in Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010), but it is over 40 years since it has been marked on Old Maps. Its first known appearance is on OS 1883 1:2.500, and its last, OS 1955 1:10,560. By 1965, the building on the plot where it stood is labelled as "Chapel House". Thus either its structure was incorporated into an existing property, or it was demolished. Its situation on later maps is unclear, so it seems safe to say that today, it has been demolished, and its plot occupied by what is now private property.

Curiously, it is not mentioned by Kelly's Directories.

Denomination

Now or formerly Wesleyan Methodist.

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 Chapel was located at OS grid reference SK1978530122. 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 5 Feb 2012 at 14:52.

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This Report was created 23 Aug 2017 - 18:34:27 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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