Scotland
North-East England & Yorkshire
North-West England & Isle of Man

Central & Eastern England
Wales
London & South-East England
South-West England & Channel Islands

 

 

Mow Cop Methodist Chapel (formerly Primitive Methodist)


The first Mow Cop Primitive Methodist Chapel was built in 1841 on the site later occupied by the Coronation Fustian Mill (a velveteen fabric makers).  This chapel was too small by 1857 and so a new chapel was built on the part of the hill where the 1807 camp meeting was held, and next door to the farm where Hugh Bourne held his first prayer meeting. 

Originally opened in 1860 and partly rebuilt in 1882 due to storm damaged this site has witnessed many celebrations, particularly in 1907, 1910, 1957 and 2007, of the contribution made by Primitive Methodism to the world.   

As recently as 2007 over a thousand people gathered on the hillside on a wet and windy day for the bi-centenary celebrations.



 


     

Primitive Street
Mow Cop
Stoke on Trent ST7 3NW

Opening
Unfortunately at the time of going to print the chapel faces an uncertain future, please ring for information.

Contact
Tel: 01270 820836; 01782 810109


View Methodist heritage sites in a larger map

 

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

Did you find what you
were looking for?
Send us your feedback

   
Copyright and Disclaimer
Copyright 2013 Trustees for Methodist Church Purposes.
The Methodist Church Registered Charity no. 1132208