Eaglesfield WM Chapel, Cumberland

Grid ref NY094282

By GW Oxley

A Chapel was built in 1845 at a cost of £125. In 1873 it had 124 sittings It was extended in 1891. A building and renovation scheme costing £614.12.5 was completed in 1939. The chapel was closed between 1940 and 1980 and was awaiting disposal in 1980. It has not been possible too identify an extant structure which fan be convincingly identified as this building. The site probably lies under what is now a grassed open space

Sources

The National Archives HO129/

Cumbria Archive Service, Carlisle DFCM1/2/82-97, DFCM3/1/43-62

Cumbria Archive Service, Carlisle DFCM6/1/40-2

Wesleyan seating returns, 1873

1822 (Griffin, EW, Watchers of a Beacon: The Story of the Keswick and Cockermouth Methodist Circuit)

Carlisle Library, 1A287, Methodist Property Statistics 1940, 1980, 1991

Site visit 30,9,2917

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