Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Great Oxendon Chapel

Great Oxendon still has a pub on the Market Harborough to Northampton road, but there is no shop and the village school has closed and become the village hall.

There is also a tiny former Nonconformist chapel, which now seems to serve as an outbuilding for a modern house. The owners keep it nicely, but under my Rural Properties (Restoration of Original Use) Bill they would still be obliged to preach two-hour sermons to the locals every Sunday.

1 comment:

Simon Titley said...

A realise that religious intolerance in previous centuries sometimes called for strange countermeasures, but disguising a nonconformist chapel as a water-butt seems somewhat extreme.