Site of Rother Market Chapel, Rother Street

Description of this historic site

The site of a nonconformist chapel, originally Presbyterian, built in the Post Medieval period. It was demolished in 1976. It was located off Rother Street, behind the present Congregational Church.

Notes about this historic site

1 ‘The New House lately erected in the Rother Markett’ was registered for Presbyterian use in 1714. In 1783 the congregation was re-formed as an Independent church. Major alterations made in 1824 including the erection of a schoolroom at the rear, and further ‘renovation and improvement’ in 1859. In 1880 a new Congregational chapel was built on a different site (PRN 2460) and the former chapel converted for use as a public hall. Demolished 1976.
2 Photograph in RCHME Inventory.