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Shorne, Kent

Shorne on Wikipedia.
 

Former Chapel (Plymouth Brethren). In this postcard of Shorne Ridgeway (franked 1909), the door immediately behind the cart has a sign on the door. In the original, it can be made out as "The Chapel of the Grace of God", with more writing below, which is unreadable. The "History of Shorne Village" by A. F. Allen, 1987, describes the Plymouth Brethren as having an outpost in Shorne in the early years of the 20th century. The building is now a private dwelling. TQ 693 703.

Methodist Church. TQ 691 712. Dave Westrap. Link1. Link2.

St. Katherine's Chapel (R.C.) is in origin 16th century, and was used as a malthouse for 300 years. It was restored starting in 1890, and in 1895 was returned to Catholic use. TQ 691 714. Dave Westrap. An old postcard view, courtesy of Tony Larkin's Collection. Link1. Link2.

St. Peter & St. Paul at Butcher's Hill. Another view. Both Dave Westrap. The same church from an old postcard, courtesy of the Tony Larkin Collection. TQ 690 710. Link1. Link2.

The former Zion Chapel, now a private house. Built in 1838, and in use until 1893, when it was replaced by the Methodist Church. TQ 693 703. Dave Westrap. Link.

 

 

 
 

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04 November 2015

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