Derbyshire Places of Worship

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St Andrew's Mission Church (Demolished), Glapwell
St Andrew's Mission Church (Demolished),
Rowthorne Lane,
Glapwell, 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 1978, and it has since been demolished, but we don't know when.

A Church is shown at this location on OS Maps of 1972-3 1:10,000, and also on my Derbyshire Street Atlas of 1995. A Police Station was shown next door, to the north, but both appear to have now disappeared.

A church of St Andrew at Glapwell is recorded in Derbyshire Record Office's catalogue of Church of England Registers. The catalogue records Glapwell as a township of Scarcliffe, which was transferred to Ault Hucknall in c.1970. However Kelly's Directory in 1932 says it was (then) in the parish of Bolsover.

Work in progress on the Victoria County of History of Derby records that an L-shaped prefabricated concrete building was erected in Glapwell on the east side of Rowthorne Lane in 1978, which is the location indicated on the aforementioned maps.

It was dedicated as St Andrew's Church Centre by the Bishop of Derby, and was considered to be the replacement for St Andrew's Mission Hall at Doe Lea, which had been demolished six years earlier, for which see elsewhere in this database.

The church was served by the vicar of Ault Hucknall, but was later closed and the site is now occupied by two houses, one of which has been named 'Old Chapel House'. [Source: the Victoria County History series: A History of the County of Derby Volume 3: Work in Progress: Glapwell]

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 Church was located at OS grid reference SK4801665720. 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 6 Aug 2013 at 14:10.

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This Report was created 24 Nov 2017 - 14:48:37 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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