Keys to the Past

Church of St Helen, Whitley Chapel (Hexhamshire and District)

This church was built in about 1742 and there has been a church on this site since medieval times. The medieval chapel was rebuilt in 1662, and in about 1715 it was described as a chapel of ease. The building was used as a school for a time until 1746. The present building dates to about 1742 and was reconsecrated in 1764. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N8337
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; J L Davidson
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1966; J R Foster



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hexhamshire and District
Local History of Hexhamshire and District


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