Tyne and Wear HER(11569): Walbottle, Primitive Methodist Chapel 1 - Details
Walbottle, Primitive Methodist Chapel 1
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Primitive Methodist Chapel
Shown on Ordnance Survey first edition of 1858. The building was used as a school for a time. George Stephenson is reputed to have been taught to read and write at night classes here by local schoolmaster Robin Cowens. Out of use 1881.
Ordnance Survey First Edition, 1858; Newcastle City Council, 2009, Walbottle Village Conservation Area Character Statement & Management Plan, page 8; Peter F Ryder, 2012, Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in Newcastle and N Tyneside