Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Hastings and Highfield Roads Chapel (Demolished), Church Gresley
Hastings and Highfield Roads Chapel (Demolished),
Hasting Road / Highfield Road,
Church Gresley, 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 1901, but we understand it was closed in 1955.

The position of this Chapel building on the north east corner of the junction of Hastings and Highfield Roads can be seen for the first time on Maps dating from 1901. The following notice appeared in The London Gazette of 16th August 1955 (p.4701) regarding its closure:

The Registrar General, being satisfied that METHODIST CHAPEL, Hastings and Highfield Roads, Church Gresley, in the registration district of Repton, in the county of Derby, is no longer used as a place of worship by the congregation on whose behalf it was on 18th August, 1950, registered for marriages in accordance with Marriage Act, 1836, now incorporated in the Marriage Act, 1949, has cancelled the registration. Dated 10th August, 1955.

It has since been demolished and its site in the present day occupied by modern housing.

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 SK3000619154. 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 Aug 2013 at 16:05.

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This Report was created 26 Jul 2017 - 20:48:40 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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