Derbyshire Places of Worship

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St Simon & St Jude's Mission Church (Demolished), Sheepbridge, Whittington
St Simon & St Jude's Mission Church (Demolished),
Sheffield Road, Broomhill Park,
Sheepbridge, Whittington, 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 before 1876, and it has since been demolished, but we don't know when.

St Simon & St Jude's is shown on Old Maps as occupying part of a triangular plot bounded by Prospect Place, William Street North, and Sheffield Road (now B6057). It is recorded in Kelly's Directory of 1932 as an iron Mission of St Bartholomew, but there is no mention of when it was built.

The name for the area, "Broomhill Park" now appears to be lost. It refers to the area between Old Whittington and the Sheffield Road, and may have originated in the parkland surrounding a mansion on OS 1876-1877 1:2.500 named "Broom House". The nearest reference today is as "Broomhill Road".

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 SK3767774855. 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 24 Jun 2012 at 14:31.

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This Report was created 19 Aug 2017 - 00:58:13 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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