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Former Ebenezer Chapel

"John Wesley himself is believed to have twice preached to the miners of West Rainton in April 1747. Services were held in the homes of members until a chapel was built in Hall Lane in 1822. Its last service was held in 1956 and the chapel closed due to lack of support, having once been extremely active. It was subsequently used for many years as book storage." (West Rainton and Leamside Parish Council) Now converted into a residence. It is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.

West Rainton Former Church Rainton Gate Methodist Chapel Private Residence 1822 Grade II Listed Historic Buildings and Monuments in West Rainton & Leamside
FORMER EBENEZER CHAPEL - West Rainton - List Entry
- "Ebenezer chapel, dated 1822 on stone at centre front; present use not known. Coursed squared sandstone, right return and rear rubble, with ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof with stone gable …

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About West Rainton and Leamside
- "West Rainton has an intriguing and ancient history; a place where direct ancestors of Her Majesty the Queen lived at one time. According to Robert Surtees’ The History and Antiquities …

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List number: 1159908
List grade: 2
County: County Durham
Post code: DH4 6SP
Grid ref: NZ3219446737


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