Lealholm Wesleyan Chapel, Flood Marks

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The Wesleyen Chapel built in 1839 is next to the footpath which crosses the Esk via the stepping stones
Wesleyan Chapel, Lealholm Wesleyan Chapel, Lealholm

If you look over the wall there next to the side door, there are a series of levels carved into the wall showing the heights of large floods.

Wesleyan Chapel, Lealholm

The 1930 flood washed away bridges at Egton and Glasdale.

On the day I visited the Esk was swollen with melting snow and the stepping stones were covered, but the chapel is still 50m from the water which shows the extent of those floods.

Wesleyan Chapel, Lealholm

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