SJ9398 : Dukinfield Methodist Church

taken 6 years ago, near to Ashton-Under-Lyne, Tameside, Great Britain

Dukinfield Methodist Church
Dukinfield Methodist Church
The first Methodist Church in Dukinfield opened in 1829. It was replaced by a large building called "Bethesda" which opened in 1840. In 1860 a large gallery was added to the chapel taking the seating capacity to over 1000, making it the largest chapel in the Ashton circuit. In 1898 the original Sunday school building was replaced by a new building, which remains in use today. In 1969 the Primitive Methodist Church in Foundry Street closed and the two congregations amalgamated. The last service of the old chapel was held on 20th May 1977, and the foundation stone of the new chapel laid on 11th December 1977 with the new building opening on September 9th 1978. LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 March, 2013   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 14 March, 2013
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Place (from Tags)
Dukinfield 
Church (from Tags)
Methodist 
Date (from Tags)
1829  1840  1860  1898  1977  1978 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9393 9825 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.8561N 2:5.5760W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9392 9824
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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