The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Dereham (or East Dereham), Norfolk

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The Baptist Church,  off High Street. TF 9897 1319. Steve Bulman (2005). An old postcard view (ca. 1938), from Eric Whitwell's Collection. Link. Grade II listed, wherein it's dated to 1849.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (circa 2005), off Yaxham Road. TF 9979 1217. Richard Roberts (2016).

Cowper Memorial Evangelical Congregational Church. So called because the poet William Cowper died in the house previously on the site. Also known as "The Church in the Market Place". TF 9891 1337. Steve Bulman (2005). Link. Grade II listed, which dates it to 1873-4.

(East) Dereham Cemetery on Cemetery Road has two adjacent mortuary chapels. The left (CoE) is still in use, and the right, originally Non-Conformist, is now used for council storage. Interior view of the latter. TF 9903 1388. Both Richard Roberts (2016). Grade II listed.

The former East Dereham Congregational Church (1815) on London Road was subsequently used as a Sunday School. TF 9895 1297. Gerard Charmley (2012). Its grade II listing dates it to 1772.

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on Larks Place. It was seen by Streetview in 2009. TG 0111 1341.

The Non-Conformist Chapel, off the north side of Norwich Street, now a Freemason's Hall. TF 9919 1327. Eric Whitwell. By the time of the first Streetview visit in 2008, it had evidently had a change of use - see here.

A Primitive Methodist Chapel used to stand on the west side of Commercial Road at TF 9909 1317. It pre-dates a map of 1884. A photo of it is available here, and the site today, here, in a Streetview from 2019.

Sacred Heart (R.C., 1951), which stands at the junction of Commercial Road and London Road, as seen by Streetview in 2019. TF 9908 1289. Link. A history page includes photos of its predecessor. It looks to be on the same site as the present church.

St. Nicholas. The separate and imposing bell-tower. TF 9869 1331. Both Steve Bulman (2005). Another view showing the belltower and church. Jane Marriott. And from Colin Waters' Collection, an old engraving. Two interior views - 1, 2, sedilia, and the splendid font, all Karel Kuča (2007). Link. Grade I listed.

Salvation Army on St. Nicholas Street. TF 9898 1357. Steve Bulman (2005). Link.

Toftwood Gospel Hall on Shipdham Road was seen by Streetview in 2008. TF 9913 1176. Genuki says it was founded in 1938.

Toftwood Methodist Church on Chapel Lane. TF 9901 1164. Link.

Trinity Methodist Church on Theatre Street was originally Wesleyan. TF 9902 1369. Steve Bulman (2005). Link. Grade II listed - which dates it to 1880.

The former United Methodist Church on Norwich Road and Bath Avenue. Built in 1901, it was demolished 2007. TF 9961 1319. Eric Whitwell.

Wellspring Family Church (2008) on Neatherd Road. It was seen by Streetview in 2019. TF 9933 1347. Link.







04 March 2023

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