Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Mansfield Road Methodist Church, Heanor
Mansfield Road Methodist Church,
Mansfield Road / Howitt Street, DE75 7AQ,
Heanor, Derbyshire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Church does 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 1922, and we understand it is still open.

Here is a "neat" red brick building, well maintained, with sides of 4 bays, with pointed-arched windows, and an entrance porch at the narrow end, facing the junction of Howitt Street and Mansfield Road. There is a window above the porch, and one either side, matching those at the sides; and "dormer" windows set into the roof. A bell turret poking through the roof tiles, and fascia boards painted green finish it off. Much to my surprise, information which accompanies its photograph on Churches of Britain and Ireland website says that beneath the brick skin is a "tin tabernacle".

It looks as though it might once have had a graveyard, but there is no sign of one on Old Maps.

It is not known when it was opened, but the following notice appeared in The London Gazette of 3rd March 1922 (p.1865) indicating its registration for marriages:

A Separate Building, duly certified for religious worship, named UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, situated at Mansfield-road, Heanor, in the civil parish of Heanor, in the county of Derby, in Basford registration district, was, on the twentieth February, 1922, registered for solemnizing marriages therein, pursuant to 6th and 7th Wm. IV, c.85. Dated 27th February 1922.

Denomination

Now or formerly United 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 Church is located at OS grid reference SK4414746788. 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 28 Oct 2013 at 12:14.

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This Report was created 8 Aug 2017 - 23:58:05 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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