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Thornton le Fen
 
Gipsey Bridge, Primitive Methodist Chapel
Gipsey Bridge, Primitive Methodist Chapel
Gipsey Bridge, Primitive Methodist Chapel

In "A List And Brief Details Of Chapels In The Boston Circuit Past And Present” prepared by Colin Shepherdson October 1996 (Revised August 1998) it is stated that :-

i) Bethel chapel was opened on the 4.6.1854 in Leagate Road just north of Newham Lane. At various times it was known as Wildmore Fen, Asgarby Fen and Thornton-le-Fen Windmill! It was sold in 1910 and subsequently demolished.

ii) The present Leagate Road chapel stonelaying was held on the 8.7.1909 and the opening on the 28.10.1909. The classroom and toilets were opened on the 2.9.1978. The chapel is still in use with a membership of 14.  

DB 1 May 2019

Thornton le Fen, Gipsey Bridge, Primitive Methodist Chapel
Gipsey Bridge, Primitive Methodist Chapel
Gipsey Bridge, Primitive Methodist Chapel
Gipsey Bridge, Primitive Methodist Chapel

Inscription around the window reads

"PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH 1909" 

DB 1 May 2019

Thornton le Fen, Gipsey Bridge, Primitive Methodist Chapel
Thornton le Fen, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Thornton le Fen, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel
Thornton le Fen, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

The chapel here (also known as Bunkers Hill) opened in September 1875 and closed in October 1959.

The building was sold in 1965 and subsequently demolished. The house built on the site is known as ‘Chapel Cottage’.

It is located at NGR TF 269 528 in Thornton le Fen parish.

Barry Barton, 1979

Thornton le Fen, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel