Broadgates Chapel Gallery
Independents, Ebenezer Chapel, The Fold, Broadgates
- 1790: Independents wanted free self-governing congregations, opposed to any connection between church and state.
- 1785: formed by Protestant Dissenters who met in Globe Inn yard.
- 1787: built this chapel.
- 1810: Sunday school founded, with the school at east end; later Dr. Joseph Parker was a teacher.
- 1812: floor of chapel boarded, gallery erected.
- 1825: vestry added.
- 1852: Sunday school room doubled in size.
- 1869: closed when congregation, then called Congregationalists, moved to Hencotes Congregational Church. Later a steam-operated corn mill, now named Broadgates House and is a retail premises.
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c1900: Broadgates looking E, Ropery Nick to N of ropery, Broadgates Chapel, horse drawn carts labelled Hexham
1960s: Broadgates Chapel S side
1960s: Broadgates Chapel N side
1979: Broadgates looking NE, Broadgates House
1991: Broadgates looking S, Broadgates House, Robinson & Cowell carpets and bedding
1991: Broadgates looking NE, Broadgates House
1996: Broadgates looking SW from Commercial Place, NE corner of old Chapel
2019: Broadgates House looking S from Broadgates, Tynedale Electrics
2021: Broadgates looking SE at start of Ropery Nick, Broadgates House Tynedale Electrics
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