Derbyshire Places of Worship

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Woodseats Wesleyan Reform Church (Demolished), Norton Woodseats
Woodseats Wesleyan Reform Church (Demolished),
Marshall Road / Bromwich Road, S8 0GF,
Norton Woodseats, Derbyshire.


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 by 1912, and it has since been demolished, but we don't know when.

The earliest mention that I'm aware of for this Chapel is in Kelly's Directory of 1912. It records the Wesleyan Reform Chapel in Bromwich Road having services at 11am and 6.15pm.

Interestingly, it continued to be recorded as a Wesleyan Reform Chapel (or Church) on Maps as late as 1969, where it is labelled as "Woodseats Wesleyan Reform Church". It is shown as a rectangular building on the north east corner of the junction of Bromwich Road with Marshall Road with possibly a small porch at the rear, where the entrance may have been.

It has since been demolished, and the plot where once it stood is now occupied by Woodseats Evangelical Church.

Note: early Maps show Bromwich Road was named originally Broomfield Road, but that was, evidently, before the Chapel was erected.


Now or formerly Wesleyan Reform.

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 Church was located at OS grid reference SK3452282727. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:

Information last updated on 8 Jul 2016 at 14:43.

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This Report was created 13 Aug 2022 - 09:46:27 BST 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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