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Former Weslyan Chapel, Chapel Street, Alford



Reference Name MLI87639

Name:
Former Weslyan Chapel, Chapel Street, Alford

Summary:
Former Weslyan Chapel, Chapel Street, Alford.

Location:
ALFORD, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
Chapel, now Masonic Hall. It was built in 1819 of brick with a rendered front and a hipped slate roof. It has a baptismal tank for total immersions. {1}{2}{3}

The chapel had an associated preacher's house and Sunday school, however these buildings are now used for other purposes. {4}

The building was in use as a chapel from 1819 until 1865, and was enlarged in 1837 to seat 544. {5}{6}

Sources:
1 Bibliographic reference: Cooke, S. M. and Crome, P. E.. 1998. Alford Town. Page 22
2 Bibliographic reference: Stell, Christopher. 2002. Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in Eastern England. p.195
3 Map: Ordnance Survey. 1902-1906. 25 Inch Ordnance Survey County Series Map - Second Edition. 16/11
4 Intervention Report: QuBE Planning Ltd.. 2008. Alford Conservation Area Appraisal. Section 6.3
5 Bibliographic reference: Ambler, R.W.. 1979. Lincolnshire Returns of the Census of Religious Worship, 1851. No.915, p.168
6 Bibliographic reference: Shepherdson, C.. 2010. A List and Brief Details of Chapels in the East Lincolnshire Circuit, Past and Present. p.2

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