Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Mission Chapel & Schoolhouse, Palterton, Scarcliffe
Mission Chapel & Schoolhouse   [no longer consecrated]
Main Street,
Palterton, Scarcliffe, 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 about 1875, though it is now closed, but we don't yet know when, and the premises are now in secular use.

Here is a simple stone built chapel, with sides of 3 bays, and single bay front, with a three-light mock-venetian east window, built originally as a schoolhouse, and mission chapel of St Leonard's Church in Scarcliffe.

The land it was built on was purchased by the Vicar of Scarcliffe from Earl Bathurst in 1868, and it was built to a design prepared by Edwin Mullins in 1870. For more details, see Richards Bygone Times website.

To all appearances it is now closed, and in private ownership, but the village War Memorial, erected about 1925, is still standing within its grounds. There are details of the inscriptions on the memorial on the above-mentioned site.

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 Chapel was located at OS grid reference SK4741568274. 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 8 Sep 2013 at 13:41.

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This Report was created 19 Nov 2017 - 18:54:15 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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