Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Rother Valley Church, Hackenthorpe, Beighton
Rother Valley Church (link to Church's website)
Spa View Road, S12 4HD,
Hackenthorpe, Beighton, 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 by 1994, and we understand it is still open.

The Rother Valley Church (locally known as "Spa View Community Church") was established in the premises built originally as Hackenthorpe's Methodist Church, which had closed by 1992. It is a building of multi-coloured brick, with the main body of the building having a frontage of 4 bays, and a tower "bay" topped by a crucifix, the whole covered with a pantile roof. There is a large extension at the rear providing a centre for a wide range of activities.

The following notice in The London Gazette of 30th June 1994 (p.9416) recorded its registration for marriages:

A building certified for worship named ROTHER VALLEY CHURCH, Spa View road, Hackenthorpe, Sheffield, in the registration district of Sheffield in the Metropolitan District of Sheffield was on 16th June 1994, registered for solemnising marriages therein pursuant to section 41 of the Marriage Act 1949 as amended by section 1(1) of the Marriage Acts Amendment Act 1958. Dated 22nd June 1994.

There is an explanation why it is called "Rother Valley Church", although it is nowhere near the Rother Valley, on Budby's Flikr photostream.

Denomination

Now or formerly Rother Valley Church.

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 SK4093483419. 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 3 Apr 2015 at 14:35.

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This Report was created 19 Jul 2017 - 06:21:27 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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