Newcastle under Lyme, Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Staffordshire

Newcastle unde Lyme UMC Chapel, 15.10.2016
Newcastle unde Lyme UMC Chapel, updated name plaque 15.10.2016

Newcastle under Lyme, Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel was built in 1857-8 to designs by Simpson of Leeds. By 1901 the estate consisted of a chapel, a schoolroom, and two houses. The land buildings and enlargements had cost £8,700 and the organ a further £400. There was seating for 950 in the chapel and for 550 in the schoolroom. The building is now known as Ebebenzer House and is used as offices.

Sources

Leicestershire Record Office 16D60/31 Methodist New Connexion /Return of Trust Estates/as presented in / Special Schedules, January 1901

N Pevsner, The buildings of England, Staffordshire, p209

Site visit 15.10.2016

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