Cockermouth, New Street, PM Chapel, Cumberland

Grid ref NY117306

By GW Oxley

This building was originally built as a National School. The Primitives moved here from High Sand Went in 1885. The chapel was opened by Rev T Guttery on 23 April.  In 1940 it had 275 sittings in pews, two schoolrooms and one other room. It was closed in June 1953 and the building in now (2014) in residential use.

(Cumbria Archive Service, Carlisle DFCM14/13; DFCM6/1/42; Carlisle Library, 1A287, Methodist Property Statistics 1940; Griffin, EW, Watchers of a Beacon: The Story of the K

 

Photo:PM Chapel, New Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland 13.05.2013

PM Chapel, New Street, Cockermouth, Cumberland 13.05.2013

G W Oxley

Photo:Cockermouth, New Street National School (PM Chapel from 1885) ground plan from OS 1 to 500 Cumberland XXIX 5 25 circa 1860 I.

Cockermouth, New Street National School (PM Chapel from 1885) ground plan from OS 1 to 500 Cumberland XXIX 5 25 circa 1860 I.

This page was added by GW Oxley on 16/05/2015.
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In May 2014 the building has been divided into six apartments.

By Elaine and Richard Pearce
On 07/06/2014

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