Low Hesket WM Chapel, Cumberland

Grid Ref NY467461

The chapel was built of stone in 1869-70 at a cost of £300. In 1873 it had 120 sittings. A Sunday school was added in 1919. In 1940 it had 100 sittings in pews. There was also a schoolroom. By 1980 the sittings had been reduced to 100.The chapel closed in 1982 and is now in residential use.

Sources

Carlisle Library, 1A287, Methodist property statistics 1940, 1980; Low Hesket Methodist Church, 1869 – 1969

John Rylands Library, University of Manchester, Carlisle WM District minutes, 1852-1864

Cumbria Archives Service Carlisle DFCM1/2/82-97, Carlisle WM District property schedules, 1862-1877

Cumbria Archives Service Carlisle DFCM3/1/43-62 Carlisle WM  District property schedules, 1898-1917

Wesleyan seating returns 1873

Huggon, John, Carlisle Methodism, Part 3, Cumbria Wesley Historical Society, 75, Spring 2015, p10 -11

Low Hesket WM Chapel (i) 19.05.2014
G W Oxley
Low Hesket WM Chapel (ii) 19.05.2014
G W Oxley

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