Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Free Methodist Chapel (Demolished), Tupton, North Wingfield
Free Methodist Chapel (Demolished),
off Ward Street,
Tupton, North Wingfield, Derbyshire.


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 before 1878, but we understand it was closed before 1899.

This Chapel is only shown on one series of Old Maps - 1878-1885, and is gone by 1899. It was one of 3 within a very short distance of one another, only one of which survives in the present day - what is now New Tupton Evangelical Church, formerly Methodist New Connexion, and later United Methodist.

It was set in a maze of backstreets in the triangle bordered by Ward Street, Green Lane, and Queen Victoria Road - all of which appear to have been cleared in the present day and occupied by a new road structure, and new housing. The denomination isn't stated on the Old Map, but by comparison with Chapels listed in Kelly's directory of 1891, which mentions "Primitive Methodist, Free Methodist and Methodist New Connexion chapels at New Tupton", and Kelly's Directory of 1895, which records "Primitive Methodist and Methodist New Connexion Chapels only, it must have been Free Methodist.


Now or formerly Free 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.


This Chapel was located at OS grid reference SK3965666035. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Information last updated on 7 Sep 2013 at 13:21.

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This Report was created 30 Nov 2023 - 15:06:06 GMT from information held in the Derbyshire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 13 Oct 2021 at 14:33.

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