Burnley chapel display turns back clock

HISTORY: An aerial view of Haggate Chapel in 1992

The first chapel built in 1766

The former Nelson Road chapel demolished in 2001

Minister Roger Green, church elder Michael Green and church secretary Renee Halstead with the trowel used to lay the corner stone of the chapel in 1766

First published in Briercliffe

A CHURCH celebrated its 250th anniversary with a special exhibition at the weekend.

Haggate Baptist Church, Burnley, threw open its doors to the public last Saturday to mark the milestone. An exhibition was staged featuring old photographs and memorabilia, including the original trowel used to lay the corner stone of the chapel in 1766.

Councillor and local historian Roger Frost also gave a talk about the church’s history and how the building, in Burnley Road, Briercliffe, had changed over the years.

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10:22pm Tue 30 Mar 10

beam-me-up says...

Don't now how they threw open the doors when it was demolished about six years ago.
Don't now how they threw open the doors when it was demolished about six years ago. beam-me-up
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