Sandhill Heath Primitive Methodist chapel

Return from Sandhill Heath Primitive Methodist chapel in the 1851 Census of Places of Public Religious Worship
Provided by David Tonks

The 1844 opening of a “movable” Primitive Methodist chapel in Sandhill Heath, Hampshire. is recorded in the 1845 Primitive Methodist magazine.  It measured 24′ x 15′ and had 3 oak beams  resting on 15 pieces of spine oak, fixed in the ground, 2 more across the ends and 40 oak floor joists. It was boarded on the outside, with lath and plaster within.

The chapel was opened by Rev Mr Woodrow (Baptist of Downton), Mr Birch (Independent of Fordingbridge) Mrs Cook (Verwood) and G Price.

The erection cost £45 of which they had raised £20

Reference

Primitive Methodist magazine 1845 page 80

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