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PRAYER ZONE:  (All Faiths & People)

The chapel yard to the east of Two Gates Ragged School offers a small Prayer Zone overlooking the historic Black Country with Dudley Castle in the far distance. The grassed area is easily accessed via a wheelchair friendly pedestrian ramp.  


Bench seating is dedicated to the memory of Annie Turner (1910 – 2014). Here  visitors have the opportunity to enjoy rest while exploring faith and spirituality.  It is a reflective zone based on themes such as prayer, remembrance, local heritage, the natural environment, justice and identity.

The Prayer Zone at Two Gates Ragged School is broadly Christian in perspective but is accessible to all faiths and to all people

Two Gates Ragged School is one of the places that together form the Cradley Trail.  It is also part of Cradley Memorials Heritage Trail.  These trails can be used by visitors to plan safe walks about the village to explore Cradley and its unique heritage.

You can download the trails (below) from the website or link to the interfaith payers website.  

Click here to contact the chapel for more information

or telephone our Superintendent on:  01384 561424

Find prayers and inspiration

VISIT the Interfaith website

Lord give us Faith

The praying hands carving was created by

David Skelding and presented to the chapel in 2007

Annie Turner - Memorial Bench
Annie Turner [1910 - 2014]
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Annie Turner - Tracy Wilkes, Paul Palmer
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Annie Turner [1910 - 2014] bench
Prayer Zone

"She loved this place"

The bench in the Prayer Zone is dedicated to the memory of Annie Turner who lived to be 104 years old and who passed away early in 2014.  Annie was a life long member of Two Gates Ragged School and the bench was donated by her family to the chapel. 

READ MORE:  Click on the button to find out more about Annie Turner
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