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Former Weslyan Chapel, Chapel Street, Alford

Reference Name MLI87639

Former Weslyan Chapel, Chapel Street, Alford

Former Weslyan Chapel, Chapel Street, Alford.


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}

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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