Ramsgate Queen St Primitive Methodist chapel

Queensgate Court Queen Street RAMSGATE CT11 9ER

Ramsgate Queens St | Geoffrey Oxley 13 October 2018
Ramsgate Queens Street Primitive Methodist chapel front
Geoffrey Oxley 13 October 2018
Ramsgate Queens Street | Geoffrey Oxley 13th October 2018
Ramsgate Queens Street Primitive Methodist chapel side and rear
Geoffrey Oxley 13th October 2018
Ramsgate Queens St Primitive Methodist chapel | Keith Guyler 1986
Ramsgate Queens St Primitive Methodist chapel
Keith Guyler 1986
Sea Cadets outside Chapel, 1922 | SLt  (SCC) M T Phillips RNR
Sea Cadets outside Chapel, 1922
SLt (SCC) M T Phillips RNR

The first Queen Street Primitive Methodist chapel in Ramsgate was opened in 1868 but burnt down in 1873.

Its replacement was opened in 1874. It closed in World War 2 when it was used by the RAF. ¬†After this time it became a factory, and at the time of Keith Guyler’s photograph in 1986 it had become a furniture showroom.

On Google Street View in 2014 and Geoffrey Oxley’s photographs in October 2018 it had been converted into flats with a rather grand stone tablet bearing the date 2007 in Roman numerals – Queensgate Court..

 

Comments about this page

  • Thanks to SLt (SCC) Martin T Phillips RNR for the wonderful photo of the Sea Cadets outside the chapel in 1922, which he has just found in the Unit.

    By Jill Barber (30/01/2019)
  • Ramsgate, Queen Street Primitive Methodist Chapel, Kent
    In July 1940 the chapel provided 300 sittings. It had two schoolrooms and one other room. The building had already suffered war damage.
    Sources
    Methodist Church Buildings: Statistical returns including seating accommodation as at July 1st 1940, p37 No163
    Site visit 13.10.2018

    By G W Oxley (18/10/2018)

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