Derbyshire Places of Worship

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St Laurence's Mission Church (Demolished), Shuttlewood, Bolsover
St Laurence's Mission Church (Demolished),
Chesterfield Road (west side),
Shuttlewood, Bolsover, 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 1881, but we understand it was closed after 1986.

According to the account for Bolsover provided by Victorian County Histories "Work in Progress", the foundation of what was to become St Laurence's Mission was laid as "cottage" meetings in Shuttlewood in 1881. A schoolroom was erected in 1893 on land given by the Duke of Portland, and when the council built a new infant school at Shuttlewood in 1907, the schoolroom was enlarged, by the addition of a chancel and organ chamber to become St Laurence's Church. The work is said to have been designed by the curate then in charge, E.R. Sequeira, and completed in 1909.

Its first noted appearance as a church on Old Maps is OS 1921-23 1:10,560, and according to the aforementioned VCH account it remained open until at least 1986; but it has since been closed, and demolished and a property named St Laurence's House now occupies the site.

It was one of five daughter churches of St Mary & St Lawrence's Church in Bolsover. The others were St Winifred's in New Bolsover, St Peter's in Stanfree, St Luke's in Whaley Thorns, and St Mary's at Whaley.

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 SK4660872722. 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 18 Dec 2011 at 14:34.

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This Report was created 12 Nov 2017 - 20:59:36 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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