Surrey Churches Index

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The Chapel, Gadbrook, Betchworth

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© By The Voice of Hassocks (Own work), via Wikimedia Commons

Gadbrook Chapel is now closed and has been converted into a House. There is very little information to be found on the former chapel.

"at Gadbrook is an Independant Chapel and Graveyard" from A Geological Historical and Topographical Decription of the Borough of Reigate, Anderson, R.P., 1885.

Former Independent Chapel (later Open Brethren), Gadbrook Lane, Gadbrook, Mole Valley District, Surrey, England. This was built for (Calvinistic?) Independents and was later associated with Strict Baptists. By the 1973 Ordnance Survey map it was in use by Open Brethren, and remained so until about 2001. The building is now a house called Gadbrook Chapel. Gadbrook is an outlying area in the parish of Leigh (from Wikimedia Commons)
Gadbrook is a hamlet in Betchworth a (civil) parisha Civil Parish is the bottom most tier of local government in England Sometimes called Town Councils in urban areas

[NB Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have different systems of local government]
in the Mole Valley district of Surrey

Unless otherwise stated the dates for the creation of parishes are taken from Youngs, Frederick. A., Guide to the Administrative Units of England; Royal Historical Society: London, 1979 volume 1 Southern England.

The Mole Valley Index will show you all the churches and cemeteries we know of in the Mole Valley DistrictA district council is a second tier local authority that provides services such as planning and building control, waste collection, environmental health and housing. Surrey County Council is a first tier local authority. Civil parish councils are the bottom tier of local government in England. If we have missed any or you are looking for a church or graveyard that might no longer exist do please let us know using the "contact us" link at the bottom of this page

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