Long Compton Primitive Methodist chapel

Broad Street CV36 5JH

former Long Compton Primitive Methodist chapel
Anne Langley 2017
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Long Compton Primitive Methodist chapel

Thanks to Anne Langley for the following information:

Long Compton The 1851 religious census lists a Primitive Methodist Meeting Place, with sittings for 50 people: 79 attended the evening service but there was no Sunday school; The form was signed by preacher Charles Waters and agricultural labourer Thomas Ratliff.

A delightful chapel was built of local stone with a slate roof in 1881 in Broad street. It belonged to the Banbury circuit but ceased being used for worship in 1930; after that it became an antique shop and is now a private house. It appears in trade directories from 1884-1932 and on 1st and 2nd edition OS maps.

Sources:

religious census HO 129.162.2.5.20;

Warwickshire trade directories;

OS maps;

HER Warwickshire 2372.

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