Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Storrs Road Methodist Church, New Brampton
Storrs Road Methodist Church (link to Church's website)
Storrs Road / Upper Moor Street, S40 3NR,
New Brampton, 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

We don't know when this Place of Worship was founded, but we understand it is still open.

This meeting place has had a chequered history. Full details of this are on the church's website. There has been a Methodist or Wesleyan Church on the site since the early 19th Century. The first chapel was a corrugated metal building (a 'tin tabernacle'), opened in 1841. It was however closed for a while, but reopened later in the Century by Thomas IRVING, a local agricultural merchant, who gave the building to a group of Bible Christians, but it was once again closed "due, it is said, to the influence of false teaching".

It reopened in 1892, when it was taken over by a group from the Old Hall Road Wesleyan Methodist Church; however the present building dates from 19th July 1899, when its foundation stone was laid, to open on 21st February in the following year.

The community building which is attached dates from 1971, opening on 24 March 1973, originally in cooperation with the Local Authority and other local organisations, but now, after a 28-year lease, it is back n the control of Storrs Road Methodist Church.

Denomination

Now or formerly Wesleyan 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 SK3560570637. 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 Nov 2010 at 16:20.

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This Report was created 5 Oct 2017 - 12:24:17 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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