The Churches of Britain and Ireland


Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire

Newcastle-under-Lyme on Wikipedia.

Churches in Clayton, Cross Heath, Westlands, Wolstanton.

Bradwell Methodist Church, at Bradwell. Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009).

Cemetery Chapels at Newcastle-under-Lyme Cemetery. SJ 847 453. Chris Emms (2010).

Chapel of the Convent of Mercy. Gervase N. E. Charmley.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009).

Congregational Church. Peter Morgan. Another view. Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009). Link.

Ebenezer House (a commercial building) has a plaque which says the building was Ebenezer Chapel (Methodist New Connexion) in 1857, and Ebenezer Church in 1897. SJ 850 462. Chris Emms (2009). The original Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, dating from 1799, which became a Lecture Hall when the 1850's church was built. Gervase N. E. Charmley (2010).

Higherland Methodist Church, built as Primitive Methodist in 1836, though the frontage is from 1856. Gervase N. E. Charmley. Another view, Sandy Calder.

Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church. Its striking appearance is a result of the shiny engineering bricks used in its construction. Gervase N. E. Charmley.

Newcastle Baptist Church. Gervase N. E. Charmley. Link.

Newcastle Christian Fellowship (Assemblies of God) was originally Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel. Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009).

Newcastle Methodist Church, which succeeded the Ebenezer Chapel. Gervase N. E. Charmley.

Old Meeting House (Unitarian). Gervase advises that this was let to the Labour Party in 1896 and 1897, as a "Labour Church". There's a brief article about the Labour Church here. Gervase N. E. Charmley. Link.

The former Providence Chapel (Methodist New Connexion, 1897) is now in commercial use. Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009).

Quaker Meeting House. Gervase N. E. Charmley.

St. Andrew at Porthill (some sources say Bradwell). SJ 852 488. From a postcard in the Kevin Gordon Collection. A modern view. Chris Emms (2009). And another, Gervase N. E. Charmley. Link.

St. George. SJ 851 463 Chris Emms (2009). Link.

St. Giles. Part of its boundary wall can also be seen in the photo of the Old Meeting House (above). Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009). Two additional views - 1, 2, both Peter Morgan (2015). Link.

St. James at Newchapel. SJ 862 545. Chris Emms (2009). Link.

St. Paul. Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009).

Synagogue. Gervase N. E. Charmley.

Clayton U.R.C., built as Congregational - the money for which came from the sale of Milton Chapel in Stoke. Interior view. Both Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009).
St. James the Great on Clayton Road. SJ 852 435. Chris Emms (2009). Another view. Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009).
St. Luke (Methodist). Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009).
St. Werburgh (R.C.). SJ 849 436. Chris Emms (2010).

Cross Heath
Cross Heath Methodist Church (1911), originally Primitive Methodist. Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009).
St. Michael and All Angels, the parish church. Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009).

St. Andrew. The original church (behind) now serves as the church hall. Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009). Another view. Chris Emms (2010). Link.
St. Peter (Methodist). Gervase N. E. Charmley (2009). Link.

St. Margaret. SJ 856 482. From a postcard in the Kevin Gordon Collection. A modern view. Chris Emms (2009). Link.
St. Wulstan (R.C., 1959). SJ 856 480. Chris Emms (2009).
Wolstanton Methodist Church. Gervase N. E. Charmley (2010). This old postcard, from Gervase's collection, shows it when it was the Wesleyan Chapel, known as St. John. It was enlarged with the addition of halls and schoolrooms in 1925, and in 1979 the original chapel was demolished, and the present church built using the frontage of one of the 1925 buildings. Church Hall, previously incorrectly listed as the church itself. Gervase N. E. Charmley.
Wolstanton U.R.C. on Watlands View, Porthill. SJ 849 486. Gervase N. E. Charmley (2010). Another view. Chris Emms (2010).




13 October 2023

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