Fountains Abbey

A details description of all there is to see at Fountains Abbey would take several days to write.
Fountains Abbey
This Cistercian monastery founded in 1132 ran until the dissolution of the monasteries in 1539.
Fountains Abbey
It is a Grade 1 Listed building and also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Fountains Abbey
Several buildings around the abbey actually straddle the River Skell
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Low Farndale Methodist Chapel.

Apologies for the lack of posts recently, the site is not dead, work has just become very busy.
Methodist Chapel, Low Mill, Farndale
Two Methodist Chapels existed in Farndale, this is the one at Low Mill, the walls contain a great many memorials.
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Methodist Chapel, Low Mill, Farndale

This old photo from August 27 1926 shows a celebration of an anniversary of Low Farndale Methodist Chapel (which anniversary is unclear currently)

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Planning permission records suggest it became a private home around 1984.

Osmotherley Methodist Church 1754

John Wesley, one of the founders of Methodism, preached around Osmotherley many times from 1745 onwards.
Osmotherley Methodist Church 1754
A methodist society formed in 1750 and the chapel was built in 1754, making it one of the earliest in the country.
Osmotherley Methodist Church 1754
BY 1865 a larger chapel was needed and the original fell out of use, however it was restored in 1970 and the larger chapel became a private house.
Osmotherley Methodist Church 1754
The chapel is still in use today and carries the date 1754 over the door.