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Circuit History

Former Churches

Hebden MC

Hebden Former Methodist Church

Hebden is two miles east of Grassington on the B6265 in the Wharfe valley. Coming from Grassington turn right into the village and the former Methodist church is shortly on your right.

This former Methodist church has now ceased to be a place of worship (Oct 2016) and its future use is under review. The church was built in 1812 and originally formed part of the Grassington Methodist Circuit and more recently the Skipton and Grassington Methodist Circuit. Grassington Methodist Church is not far away.

Airton MC

Airton Former Methodist Church

Airton is in the upper valley of the River Aire. From Skipton take the A65 to Gargrave. Turn right there towards Malham. When you reach Airton village continue and pass a row of tall houses on the left.

This former Methodist church has now ceased to be a place of worship (2011) and is being used as a nursery. The building was erected in 1898 as a Weslyan Methodist church and it replaced the older Wesleyan church at Scosthrop. This still stands at the T junction with the Settle Road in Scosthrop and was built in 1835.

Threshfield MC

Threshfield Former Methodist Church

From Skipton on the B6265 to Grassington enter Threshfield. Our church is at the T junction where you turn right to Grassington. There is a parking area in front of the church.

This church has closed as a regular place of worship and is now being used as a base for Project Reverb – the ecumenical youth project in Upper Wharfedale. Grassington Methodist Church is not far away. Please contact the Circuit Office for further information (Tel: 01756 796584).

Burnsall MC

Burnsall Former Methodist Church

The church building is on the right in Burnsall village when driving through from the south.

This church, built in 1840 as a Weslyan Methodist church, has closed as a place of worship and is now a nursery. Grassington Methodist Church is not far away.