Alfreton Nottingham Road Primitive Methodist Chapel

Nottingham Road, ALFRETON, DE55 7GL

Ebenezer Primitive Methodist chapel, Alfreton | Keith Guyler 1997
Ebenezer Primitive Methodist chapel, Alfreton
Keith Guyler 1997
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Alfreton Nottingham Road Primitive Methodist Chapel

Ebenezer Primitive Methodist chapel is at the junction of Nottingham Road and Orange Street.

The laying of the foundation stone is recorded in the Primitive Methodist magazine of 1882. The chapel was designed to seat 200 and was described as located at Alma Street.

A band of stonework above the central doorway says “Primitive 1881 Methodist”.

The chapel closed in 1970 and in Keith Guyler’s photograph is shown used as a printers. ┬áIt is still a printers in Google Street View of 2009

Reference

Primitive Methodist magazine 1882 page 61

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  • The Primitive Methodists had a chapel on Derby Road from 1853 to 1928 when the buildings were demolished to make way for the Watchorn. In 1877 they opened a Mission Hut on Alma Street which proved so successful the congregation bought a piece of land on Nottingham Road for £136 and in the following year opened the Ebenezer chapel. The Alma Street building continued in use as a schoolroom but in 1882 it was dismantled and re-erected behind the new church.

    By R. F. Barrett (02/06/2017)

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