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Latitude: 53.0267 / 53°1'36"N
Longitude: -1.4802 / 1°28'48"W
OS Eastings: 434962
OS Northings: 347838
OS Grid: SK349478
Mapcode National: GBR 6CP.BKV
Mapcode Global: WHDGF.76D0
Entry Name: Unitarian Chapel and Chapel Cottage
Listing Date: 13 December 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1348701
English Heritage Legacy ID: 78517
Location: Belper, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE56
District: Amber Valley
Civil Parish: Belper
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Belper St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 3447 NE BELPER FIELD ROW
(North West, off)
Unitarian Chapel and
Includes: Unitarian Chapel and Chapel Cottage, SHORT ROW
Unitarian Chapel in Belper since 1689. Present building most sources 1788 (but Fitton and Wadsworth state 1782 p102). Erected by Jedediah Strutt with his own private entrance and approach road. Ashlar with hipped slate roof. 2 storeys. Facade to Field Row has round arched entrance with keystone. External cantilevered stone staircase leads to 6-panelled door with quoined surround giving access at 1st floor level. Facade to Short Row has 2-storey gabled porch and 3 round arched windows. Eastern section has a further window. INTERIOR: retains the original tiered boxed in pews beneath which is an arched catacomb. Jedediah Strutt is thought to be buried here. Chapel Cottage lies partly beneath choir seating.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Derbyshire Archaeological Journal, 1890, Vol. 12, Page 13.
Listing NGR: SK3496247838
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