Pickering Carr Primitive Methodist chapel

Malton Road Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 8EA

Pickering Carr Primitive Methodist chapel | Keith Guyler 1992
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Keith Guyler 1992
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Pickering Carr Primitive Methodist chapel was opened in 1859 and extended in 1911.  It was small, accommodating 45 people.  It closed in 2011 – although the article published in the local paper at the time refers to the Methodist New Connexion.

The building of the chapel and its furnishings cost just £70 in 1859 and the bricks were made by Thomas Lumley, a brick-maker, at the nearby Black Bull.  In 1949 a Sunday School extension costing just over £1,000 was added.

It was for sale in 2013 and application has been made for conversion into a dwelling.

Location: SE8029481416

Reference

 “Carr Methodist Chapel to close after 152 years of service” Gazette and Herald article accessed April 19th 2015

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  • Thanks for the clarification Pat. Issue resolved!

    By Christopher Hill (26/03/2020)
  • A few people had established a branch of the Methodist New Connexion in Pickering and a Mr Robinson Boak approached Mr Hardwick of Bar Farm (turnpike road toll bar) asking for a portion of land to build a chapel. £80 was raised and the chapel was opened in 1859 with the buildings and furnishings costing £70.
    Some years later it was taken over by the Primitive Methodists.
    Ref – They Kept Faith by John Rushton. A Beck Isle Museum publication.

    Named as a Primitive Methodist Chapel on the OS Maps, surveyed in 1910 and 1926.

    By Pat Donnor (25/03/2020)
  • The 1849 secession from Wesleyan Methodism resulted in a vast York Wesleyan Reform Circuit stretching northwards towards Northallerton and eastwards towards Pickering. A group of societies around Pickering joined the Methodist New Connexion, including Pickering Carr, but subsequently the circuit united with the Primitive Methodists, probably in the 1870s.

    By Colin Dews (02/03/2018)

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