Introduction to this topic
CHURCHES in HICKLING:
Photoby Martin Johns
The Church of England and the Methodists have always been strong in the village.
The Parish Church, St Mary’s, was built on Town Street in the original heart of the village of Hickling.
The Wesleyan Methodists first built a chapel at Dove’s Corner and later moved to a bigger Chapel on The Green (one of the Voices at least talks about this chapel).
The Primitive Methodists built their first chapel in Stubb Road (now a private residence called Old Chapel Cottage) and moved to the present site on Heath Road. The present building replaced an earlier one on the same site that was damaged in a storm.
Memories on these pages relate to both denominations and to the social life that took place in the Church Rooms opposite the village school.
Photo by George Newman