Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Primitive Methodist Chapel (Demolished), Unstone
Primitive Methodist Chapel (Demolished),
adjacent to Red House,
Unstone, Derbyshire.

Cemeteries

We don't know whether this Chapel had 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 1874, but we understand it was closed before 1919.

Kelly's Directory of 1895 records a Primitive Methodist Chapel erected in Unstone in 1874, with seats for 150. Its position is shown on OS Maps 1877, and 1883, bordering the plot belonging to the Red House, and apparently with no access from the road. Even so, it appears to have been quite substantial - a rectangular plan, with smaller rooms tacked on to the north west corner, the east, and south sides; and with sittings for 150. Perhaps due to its inaccessibility, it appears to have had only a limited life, as by the time of the next available detailed map (1919) it is no longer shown.

Denomination

Now or formerly Primitive 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 Chapel was located at OS grid reference SK3745977410. 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 7 Aug 2013 at 09:20.

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This Report was created 23 Sep 2017 - 10:08:48 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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