Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Tara Buddhist Centre (1987-1989), Buxton
Tara Buddhist Centre (1987-1989)   [no longer registered]
Stonecliff Terrace, off Cliff Road,
Buxton, 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 in 1987, but we understand it was closed in 1989, and the premises are now in secular use.

The evidence for the existence of this Buddhist community is two-fold. Firstly, relating to its opening, a planning application for a change of use of 3 Stonecliff Terrace from residence to "residence and Tara Buddhist Centre" was approved on 19th November 1987, for which see the High Peak Borough Council Planning Portal [Ref: HPK/0002/5916].

Secondly, the following notice in The London Gazette of 31st May 1989 (p.6451) recorded its closure:

The Registrar General, being satisfied that Tara Buddhist Centre, Ground-floor and 1 room 1st floor, 3 Stonecliff Terrace, Buxton, in the registration district of High Peak in the Non-Metropolitan County of Derbyshire and ... have wholly ceased to be used as places of worship by the congregation on whose behalf they were certified in accordance with the Places of Worship Registration Act, 1855 has cancelled the record of their certifications. Dated 26th April 1989.

Stonecliff Terrace is a block of 5 properties built behind housing in Overdale Road, accessible only by private driveway from Cliff Road. After its closure as "Tara", meetings were transferred to a property at 40 Bath Road, for which see the separate entry in this database.

Denomination

Now or formerly Buddhist.

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 SK0649573721. 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 2 Mar 2015 at 15:11.

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This Report was created 13 Nov 2017 - 10:56:10 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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