Keys to the Past

Appletree Shield Chapel (West Allen)

The ruins of Appletree Shield Primitive Methodist Chapel after repair works in 1999. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
The ruins of Appletree Shield Primitive Methodist Chapel after repair works in 1999. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

This Methodist Chapel stands in an unusual position on a tongue of land at the junction of two shallow gorges, each crossed by a footbridge. It is rectangular in shape, but it is now badly ruined.

Reference number:N6453
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of West Allen


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