Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Primitive Methodist Chapel, Ireton Wood, Idridgehay
Primitive Methodist Chapel   [no longer registered]
Bullhill Lane,
Ireton Wood, Idridgehay, 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 in 1869, but we understand it was closed before 1979, and the premises are now in secular use.

This former chapel may no longer be in service as a place of worship, but as a private residence, it is quite spectacular. What we see now is a two-story building with sides of three bays, and front of 2 bays, built of red brick, with tall rectangular windows on the ground floor, and round-arched windows on the first floor. The whole is of red brick, with a lighter brickwork outlining the corners, and window surrounds. A garage, to the left of the house, complements the main building perfectly - it is not clear whether this was part of the original site, or whether it is a wholly new addition.

Kelly's Directory of 1895 mentions it was built in 1869; its position is shown with a '+' on my OS Map of 1953, but not on the later one dated 1977, so obviously, it has been in private ownership for some time.

Denomination

Now or formerly Primitive 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 SK2822747741. 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 4 Feb 2013 at 15:18.

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This Report was created 8 Nov 2017 - 13:36:22 GMT 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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