Littleover Primitive Methodist Chapel, Derbyshire.

Burton Road, Littleover, Derby DE23 6FQ

Records indicate that a Primitive Methodist chapel was built in Littleover in the 1870’s, but sold in the 1908. It was part of the then Derby Third Circuit.

The present Littleover Methodist church dates from the 1950’s.

Littleover as a community is now part of a greater Derby but was once a separate village.

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  • Derbyshire Record Office :
    Littleover, 9 plans, year 1905 (Primitive Methodist ), ref. D3806/9, ref. D3806/9/1, plan, re the chapel/church and new school, by John Wills & Sons of Derby.
    Electricity installation .-
    Book ( :
    The Electrical Engineer, page 535, April 10th, 1908. Primitive Methodist Church plans passed.

    O.S. Map, Derbyshire L1V.4. 25 inch scale, Littleover, revised 1913, published 1914 :
    Prim. Meth. Chap.
    This later chapel on Burton Road was to the right of it Middleton Avenue, but earlier chapel on Burton Road was on a corner to Shepards Street, also named Shepards Lane earlier.

    O.S. Map, Derbyshire L1V.4., Littleover, revised 1899, published 1901 :
    Methodist Chapel (Primitive ), with an arrow pointing to a corner off [ Burton Road ] named Shepard’s Lane [Street].

    Picture of the Methodist Church now on Constable Drive, Littleover, built late 1950s with additions 1969-79, it not far from Burton Road :

    Kind regards, Ray & Marie.

    By Raymond E. O. Ælla (30/04/2023)

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