• Description

    "In the 18th and 19th centuries Westgate was the main centre of Primitive Methodist activity in Weardale; the original chapel was built in 1824, the year after an open air ‘camp meeting’, which was held in a local field and attracted 200 people. The chapel was rebuilt in 1871 to accommodate 500 people, and the original building was converted into a schoolroom. It is outstanding because it retains its complete Victorian layout, including a full set of pews and original windows....."
  • Owner

    Historic Chapels Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.hct.org.uk/chapels/westgate-methodist-chapel
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 4 months ago
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