Cockshaw RC Chapel Gallery

Cockshaw RC Chapel Gallery

Roman Catholic Chapel, Gladdy Garth, Cockshaw

Brief Timeline:

  • 1689: Toleration Act, after which private chapels were erected and priests often went about openly.
  • c1721: secular clergy moved into Hexham and began the Cockshaw mission.
  • 1760: chapel built behind the 1688 house; served by secular priests.
  • 1827: services ceased; building sold and funds put towards the new St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church.
  • 1832-1839: used by United Secession Church. 
  • Late C19: used as mission hall and Sunday school by the Abbey.
  • Later: Robbs furniture depository; a store room then offices for Newman’s, builders.
  • 1989: incorporated into Cockshaw Court, local authority sheltered housing.

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