Brook Street Chapel, Knutsford

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Brook Street Chapel, Knutsford

Brook Street Chapel, Knutsford, is in the town of Knutsford, Cheshire, England. It has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade I listed building. The chapel was built in soon after the passing of the Act of Toleration 1689. It is built in red brick with a stone-flagged roof in two storeys with two external staircases. Inside is a gallery on three sides and a pulpit on a long wall. The pulpit dates from the late 17th or early 18th century and the pews from 1859.

It is the burial place of the novelist Mrs Gaskell who died in 1865, her husband William Gaskell who died in 1884, and her two daughters who died in 1908 and 1913.

It is still in use as a Unitarian chapel.


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