Derbyshire Places of Worship

Wesleyan Chapel, Borrowash (35k) Above Photograph(s)
Copyright of Paul Slater
Wesleyan Chapel, Borrowash
Wesleyan Chapel   [no longer registered]
Chapel Row, DE72 3LR,
Borrowash, Derbyshire.

Cemeteries

We believe the Chapel 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 1825, but we understand it was closed about 1902, and the premises are now in secular use.

A Wesleyan Methodist community was founded 1825 in Borrowash in 1825, according to Derbyshire Record Office's Non-Conformist Register Guide. The chapel was rebuilt in 1900, so it seems likely these are the original premises, and the present Borrowash Methodist Church, just a short distance away, is the rebuild.

Non-Conformist Chapels and Meeting Houses, Derbyshire (1986) describe the early chapel as "a tall building of square plan, of brick and slate, a pedimented front of three bays with two tiers of round-arched windows, a recessed centre bay rising to a semicircular arch enclosing defaced tablet dated 1825". They add that it was superseded about 1902, and is now in commercial use.

The following information about the Chapel has been provided to accompany the photographs on the right. A list of people who have supplied the information is included in the Acknowledgements, below.

[Image 1] In common with many chapels this appears to have been taken over by a local business![1]

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 Chapel was located at OS grid reference SK4176234523. 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.

Acknowledgements

A special thanks to the following people who have contributed information for this web page:

1. Information provided by Rosemary Lockie.

Last updated on 22 Sep 2013 at 16:08.

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