Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Woodlands Valley Methodist Chapel, Woodlands Valley
Woodlands Valley Methodist Chapel,
Snake Road, S33 0BJ,
Woodlands Valley, 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 1868, though it is now closed, but we don't yet know when.

Isolated Methodist Chapel on the north side of the A57 Snake Pass, just past a fork in the road travelling from the Sheffield direction.

It had the appearance of being converted for private ownership on my virtual "drive-past" in the Google StreetCar, but according to Derby Church Net, it has experienced a new lease of life as a place of worship, and a community centre. The near-completion of its renovation was celebrated at the church on 17th July 2011, and as well as being a focal point for the community, four services will be held during the year, celebrating the four seasons.

According to the website's brief history of the church, it was built in 1868 by local farmers, on land which had been given by the Duke of Devonshire.

Denomination

Now or formerly 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 SK1454489461. 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 Apr 2011 at 09:24.

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This Report was created 4 Oct 2017 - 11:14:26 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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