Brampton, Main Street WM Chapel, Cumberland

Grid Ref NY532613

By GW Oxley

Brampton Main Street Chapel opened on 8 November 1900. It had 450 sittings, 400 free and 50 let.
The architect was J Wills of Derby and London and the contractors were
T Telfer, builder(£1279.10.2);
J Reed, joiner(£636.16.3);
J Hewitson of the City Slate Works, St Nicholas, Carlisle, slater(£145);
J B Penfold of Brampton, painter, (£98.14.11);
Wallace & Allen, plumbers (£212.15.8);
William Barker of Brampton, plasterer (£36.6.0);
J & J Wharton & Sons, ironmongers (£16.17.10);
and J Corbet heating engineer(£71.2.19).
The total cost was £3600.

A large schoolroom and classrooms were added at a cost of £750 in 1902. The contractors were
Isaac Gill of Ainstable, builder, (£326);
William Barker (£25.36);
Penfold & Son (£35);
John Warwick of Brampton, joiner (£222.10.3);
Milburn & Son (£1.18.4);
Mr Corbet, heating & hydraulic engineer of Corporarion Road, Carlisle (£32.10);
Ancaster Bros (£2.3.1);
J Hodgkinson, Clapton light manufacturer and gas, lighting, and sanitary engineer of Newcastle upon Tyne (£7.5.8);
A&P Routledge (£10.1.4);
W Jameson (£25.8.4).
(CASC DFCM11/67, 155, 167, 176)

The building was in use as a Methodist Church in November 2014

Photo:Brampton, Main Street WM Chapel (i), 29 .12.2014

Brampton, Main Street WM Chapel (i), 29 .12.2014

G W Oxley

Photo:Brampton, Main Street WM Chapel (ii), 29 .12.2014

Brampton, Main Street WM Chapel (ii), 29 .12.2014

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