Brook Street Heritage Site

Brook Street, Adams Hill, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 5DY

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Brook Street Unitarian Chapel

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Brook Street Heritage Site features a Grade I Listed dissenters chapel, dating back to the 17th century. The chapel is a classic meeting house design with simple whitewashed interior.

The Heritage site also features the newly opened Gaskell exhibition, celebrating the life of Knutsford's most famous residents, novelist Elizabeth Gaskell.

Discover the history behind Elizabeth Gaskell's connections with the town and explore her life and work.The exhibition also features rare books belonging to her aunt, Hannah Lumb.

Elizabeth Gaskell based her novel Cranford on Knutsford, and the Brook Street Chapel is featured in her novel Ruth. Mrs Gaskell is also buried in the ground of the chapel.

Summer opening times are:

Tuesday and Friday 10am -12 and 2pm -4pm
Sundays 12-1pm
Other times by appointment tel: 01565 632673

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Opening Times

All year, 2024 (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)


Road Directions

Two miles from M6, jct 19, signposted.



Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • German printed material

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Contact Us

Tel: 01565 754465

Tel: 01565 754465

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