The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Workington, Cumbria

Workington on Wikipedia.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Malcolm Minshaw.

Emmanuel Church on Vulcans Lane. NY 00115 28577. Malcolm Minshaw. Link.

Evangelical Baptist Church. Malcolm Minshaw.

The former Holy Trinity at Northside. NX 99982 29633. Steve Bulman. Closure news item (2014), in 2015, and in 2019, on conversions plans to convert into a house.

Our Lady of St Michael and the Sea (R.C., 1876) on Bank Road. NY 005115 28261. Barry Lawman. Link. Grade II listed. 2019 news item about inclusion on the "Heritage at Risk" list. 2020 news story about plans for an extension.

A Primitive Methodist Chapel once stood on John Street. Built in 1883, it was closed in 1965. The area was subsequently re-developed, and a photo of the site is available here (no photos of the chapel are known to exist). NY 004 287.

St. John on Washington Street, a splendid early C19th church. NY 00446 28493. Malcolm Minshaw. Link. Grade II* listed.

St. Mary on Salisbury Street, Westfield. NX 99450 27287. Malcolm Minshaw. Link. Grade II listed.

St. Michael. From an old postcard (franked 1910) in Steve Bulman's Collection. A photo taken in 1996 while still showing the after effects of the fire of 1994. NX 99725 28959. Derek Ellwood. As it is now, fully restored. Malcolm Minshaw. Link. Grade II* listed.

Christian Spiritualist Church on Falcon Street, originally Seamen's Bethel Chapel (1899). Part of the tower of St. Michael can also be seen. NX 996 289. Steve Bulman (2014). Newspaper article.

Trinity Methodist Church on South William Street dates form the end of the 19th century, and was closed in 2008 when the congregation joined the U.R.C. church across the road to become United Church. See also the next entry. NY 00143 28893. Steve Bulman. The building was looking very sad in early 2018, but there are plans to convert it to housing (news item). Another view. Both Steve Bulman (2018).

U.R.C. on South William Street. NY 00125 28872. Steve Bulman. Another view, showing the re-named United Church (U.R.C. and Methodist), Steve Bulman (2018).

Workington Christian Fellowship on Central Square. NY 00275 28594. Malcolm Minshaw. By 2014 this was called Workington Christ Central, Judith Anderson (2014). Link.




04 March 2023

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