Ravenstonedale Kirkby Stephen Cumbria

High Chapel Ravenstonedale (United Reformed Church)

Ravenstonedale Community and Heritage Centre

High Chapel closed in 2006 after 279 years as a place of worship and 346 years of Non-conformist Christian witness in the village. The pictures on this page were taken on the day of the last service, 29th April 2006.The nearest URC churches are at Sedbergh, Kendal, and Penrith.

See History Group website.

Following its closure as a place of worship the High Chapel was acquired by the Parish Council and renamed as the Ravenstonedale Community and Heritage Centre. It is now a venue for community activities. Details of events will normally be available on the Whats On page of this website.

Restoration of High Chapel (July 2000)
History of High Chapel
What happened to the organ
Last service - Chris Irwin talk
Last service - Wendy Hunter talk

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High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale
High Chapel Ravenstonedale