Stoneraise, WM Chapel, Cumberland

Grid Ref NY402497

By GW Oxley

Photo:WM Chapel, Stoneraise, Cumbria, December 2013

WM Chapel, Stoneraise, Cumbria, December 2013

G W Oxley

Photo:Date plaque,WM Chapel, Stoneraise, Cumbria, December 2013

Date plaque,WM Chapel, Stoneraise, Cumbria, December 2013

 

The chapel was built of brick in 1891. In 1940 the chapel  had 70 sittings on forms and there were no other rooms. By 1980 the sittings had risen to 100 and another room was reported. The chapel was closed in 2011 and by 2014 the building had been sold for conversion to residential use.

Sources

Carlisle Library, 1A287, Methodist property statistics 1940, 1980, 1991

Cumbria Archives Service Carlisle DFCM3/1/43-62 Carlisle WM  District property schedules, 1898-1917

Huggon, John, Carlisle Methodism, Part 3, Cumbria Wesley Historical Society, 75, Spring 2015, p10 -11

Site visit 2014

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