Cockshaw RC Chapel Gallery
Roman Catholic Chapel, Gladdy Garth, Cockshaw
- 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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