Osmotherley Methodist Church 1754

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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.