Moor Row, Scalegill Road United Methodist Free Church Chapel, Cumberland

Scalegill Road United Methodist Free Church Chapel was built of stone in 1875 and the school added in 1897. The original building and improvements up to 1923 had cost £1200. It had 120 sittings in the chapel and space for 150 in the school. In 1940 There were 212 sittings on pews. There was a schoolroom and one other room. It was closed on 5 June 1961 after merging with School Street Chapel 500 yards away.

The chapel and school were situated on the north side of Scalegill Road in a row of terraced houses

Sources

Cumbria Archive Service, Carlisle DFCM14/13

Carlisle Library, 1A287, Methodist Property Statistics 1940

Cumbria Archive Service, Whitehaven DFCM2/431

Bulmer’s Directory of Cumberland, 1901, p 554  

Carlisle Library, 1A287, Kirkland Chapel 1877 – 1977

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