Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Hognaston Methodist Church, Hognaston
Hognaston Methodist Church   [no longer registered]
Stonepit Lane (south of junction with Mills Croft),
Hognaston, 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 1827, but we understand it was closed after 1995, and the premises are now in secular use.

Apparently, according to Kelly's Directory of 1932, a Primitive Methodist chapel was first erected in Hognaston in 1827. The present building has an inscription to record that it was once a Primitive Methodist Chapel. According to Kelly, it was rebuilt in 1898, providing seating for 250 persons; however its datestone records this in an unusual way. The datestone has a large central figure '8' with smaller figured '9' and '8' on either side of it, so appears to read '988'.

It is still marked as a place of worship on my Derbyshire Street Atlas of 1995, but it now appears to be in secular ownership.

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 Church was located at OS grid reference SK2373150286. 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 24 May 2011 at 17:40.

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This Report was created 8 Oct 2017 - 06:58:05 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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