whittington Congregational Chapel Whittington Congregational Chapel
The first congregational chapel in Whittington was opened in September 1844, for a congregation formed four years previously. In 1851 it was described as "small", but had seating for about 170 worshippers. On Census Sunday 30 March 1851 there were 30 worshippers at their morning service and 18 at their evening one. c.1898 it was decided to build a new chapel on a different site, for which this is the drawing. This chapel has now (2004) been demolished & in its place there is a pair of cottages [Lavender Cottage & Chapel Cottage] which have the chapel foundation stones dated 1897 inserted into their front walls.

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