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Ladies of Heptonstall Methodist Chapel at a village fete in Weavers Square, at a stall with a nautical theme. L to R: Vera Ingham, Marian Greenwood, Eileen Longbottom, Margaret Harwood, Dorothy Smith, Emma Longbottom.

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The chapel was built in 1764 by a Methodist Society which had grown steadily since John Wesley’s first visit in 1747. At first it was a perfect octagon, but in 1802 the sides were extended and the gallery reconstructed to increase the capacity. The…

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The procession is going up Smith Well Lane. The banner indicates the Wesleyan Sunday School at Heptonstall. Notice the Union Jack flags from several houses and the decorated arch at the top of Towngate in the distance. Postcard.

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The foundation stone of this Chapel was laid by John Wesley, and erected in 1764. The shape is octagonal. In the building of this chapel there appears to have been almost an element of romance; women as well as men, coming even from a distance and…

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The foundation stone of this Chapel was laid by John Wesley, and erected in 1764. The shape is octagonal. In the building of this chapel there appears to have been almost an element of romance; women as well as men, coming even from a distance and…

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The foundation stone of this Chapel was laid by John Wesley, and erected in 1764. The shape is octagonal. In the building of this chapel there appears to have been almost an element of romance; women as well as men, coming even from a distance and…

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The foundation stone of this Chapel was laid by John Wesley, and erected in 1764. The shape is octagonal. In the building of this chapel there appears to have been almost an element of romance; women as well as men, coming even from a distance and…

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The chapel was built in 1764 by a Methodist Society which had grown steadily since John Wesley’s first visit in 1747. At first it was a perfect octagon, but in 1802 the sides were extended and the gallery reconstructed to increase the capacity. The…

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The Octagonal Chapel at Heptonstall was built in 1764. The design and construction were overseen by John Wesley

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Originally thought to be Suffragettes, it is more likely to be a church or chapel parade, with women leading followed by a minister and banner?

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On the 8th October 1949 Heptonstall celebrated the 185th Anniversary of the Methodist Chapel. Pictured at the back of the Chapel with the Sunday School on the right, Mrs Fay Fielden, then Fay Smith is the little girl seated at the front.

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ALC00378. In the centre is Foster Lane Wesleyan Chapel which opened in 1904 and closed and demolished in the mid-1960s. To the right is Foster Mill, demolished early 1980s, and top left Cross Lanes United Methodist Chapel, opened 1840 destroyed by…

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1962. Salem Methodist Chapel on Market Street opposite Hangingroyd Road. Built in 1885 it was demolished in 1973 and replaced by the present Methodist Church.

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The unusual octagonal Grade ll Listed Chapel which was built in 1764 and was one of the earliest Wesleyan Chapels in the country. It was built following one of John Wesley's many visits to Heptonstall where he had a large following.
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