Coate Primitive Methodist chapel

Coate, Swindon SN3 6AA

Coate Primitive Methodist chapel | Handbook of the Brinkworth and Swindon Centenary District Synod
Coate Primitive Methodist chapel
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Primitive Methodism appeared at Coate early in the century, since in 1828 a building occupied there by Joseph Smith was registered for worship by this denomination.

The souvenir Official Handbook of the Brinkworth and Swindon Centenary District Synod held in 1910 records that:

For many years the Services were held in the cottages of Messrs. Webb and Gregory.  In 1888 the present building was erected.

Number of sittings: 82

Number of members: 1

Total cost: £117

Present debt: Nil

The building was closed many years ago but is still visible on Google street view from June 2012, looking unused but essentially sound.


Reference:
British History online: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=66536 accessed August 2014

 

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