Silloth, Esk Street PM Chapel, Cumberland

Grid Ref NY111536

By GW Oxley

The chapel was built in 1877 at a cost of £900.1.4. In 1877 it had 150 seats in pews and 30 free seats. By 1940 there were 120 sittings in pews and a schoolroom. It was subsequently closed and demolished. The site is now occupied by a block of flats.

Sources

Cumbria Archive Service, Carlisle DFCM9/86/2

Carlisle Library, 1A287, Methodist Property Statistics 1940, 1980, 1991

Site visit 8th May 2016

Photo:Silloth, flats on the site of the PM chapel, 9.5.2015

Silloth, flats on the site of the PM chapel, 9.5.2015

G W Oxley

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