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Keenley Methodist Chapel (Allendale)

Keenley Chapel. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
Keenley Chapel. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

Keenley Methodist chapel was built in 1874 and is said to replace an earlier chapel of 1750 that was the second purpose-built Methodist chapel in North East England. It is a simple rectangular buildings with some older masonry in its east wall, a porch and simple pointed windows. Inside, the floor slopes slightly and there is a pulpit at the east end. Outside, there is a graveyard. The chapel is still in use.

Reference number:N7321
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses within the Northumberland Section of the Northern Pennine A.O.N.B. 1998

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Allendale

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