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chapel, Penruddock
United Reformed Church
Penruddock Chapel
locality:-   Penruddock
civil parish:-   Hutton (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   chapel
coordinates:-   NY42542747
1Km square:-   NY4227
10Km square:-   NY42
references:-   Listed Buildings 2010

BZF59.jpg (taken 4.9.2013)  
BZF60.jpg  Pews.
(taken 4.9.2013)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 58 9) 
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
"Independent Chapel"

evidence:-   old text:- Clarke 1787
source data:-   Guide book, A Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire, written and published by James Clarke, Penrith, Cumberland, and in London etc, 1787; published 1787-93.
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"We next arrive at Penruddock, ... their parish church is at Greystock, but they have a small Presbyterian meeting-house in the village."

evidence:-   database:- Listed Buildings 2010
placename:-  United Reformed Church
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
"UNITED REFORMED CHURCH / / / HUTTON / EDEN / CUMBRIA / II / 73941 / NY4254527478"
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
"Presbyterian Meeting House now United Reformed Church. 1789. Cement rendered walls on rubble plinth, under graduated greenslate roof. Single storey, 3 bays. Early C19 gabled sandstone porch has plank door in pointed arch. Sash windows in painted stone surrounds with rounded heads, false key and impost blocks. Interior has C19 furnishings, some of the pew doors remaining with painted numbers. Unusual that this chapel has a small graveyard. Built on the site of an earlier chapel of 1712, see Transactions Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian &Archaeological Society, new series, v, pp.150-171."

BZF61.jpg (taken 4.9.2013)  

There was an earlier chapel on this site. This building was erected 1789 as a Presbyterian chapel.

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