The Churches of Britain and Ireland
|Heptonstall, West Yorkshire
Heptonstall Methodist Church. John Wesley laid the foundation stone in 1764, and the church has been in continuous use ever since - the longest continuous use history for any Methodist church anywhere. The congregation was founded earlier, as this plaque explains. SD 987 281. Both © Michael Bourne. Interior view, © Stuart Mackrell. Link. Grade II* listed - link.
St. Thomas the Apostle. SD 986 280. © Geoff Wardle. Interior view, © Stuart Mackrell. Here lies Sylvia Plath. Grade II* listed - link. In the same grounds stand the ruin of St. Thomas à Beckett. © Geoff Wardle. Two further views - 1, 2, both © Stuart Mackrell. An old postcard showing both churches, from Steve Bulman's Collection. Another old postcard showing the ruins, from John Bowdler's Collection. Grade II* listed - link.
30 October 2015
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