Moor Lane

Known to many Downley people previously by the local name ‘Bugs Alley’

Looking West along Moor Lane to the junction with Plomer Green Lane with the rear of
Moor Lane Cottage on the left

During the Sunday service on November 1st a fire broke out in a storage corridor adjacent to the schoolroom. It spread rapidly into the roof space and carried into the church roof, causing extensive damage.
Diamond Cottage, grocers & Post Office
Chapel, Tower and School Room of the Downley Weslyan Church, the plaque above the chapel reads ‘WESLEYAN Chapel 1824’.
pre 1899
Downley Weslyan Church, first built in 1824 and extended by stages in 1838 and later in 1847/8. The Sunday School building adjacent to the tower was erected in 1861 as a dayschool – the first school in Downley