ST. PETER'S CHURCH

Cregneash, Isle of Man

St. Peter's Church, Cregneash, Isle of Man

The little church of St. Peter’s now forms part of the Manx Folk Heritage Museum at Cregneash.

It began life in the mid-1870s as a chapel of ease, as the nearest church was that in Rushen three miles away.

All the villagers gave their labour for free and the building ended up costing just £150. It doubled up as the village school.

Although the village is, officially, now a Living Museum it is still a village and the Church is still a functioning church, holding a service every Sunday.

Photo - Andrew J. Müller

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