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Methodist Chapel, Including Boundary Railings and Memorial Gateway

A Grade II Listed Building in Tolpuddle, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7485 / 50°44'54"N

Longitude: -2.2881 / 2°17'17"W

OS Eastings: 379771

OS Northings: 94362

OS Grid: SY797943

Mapcode National: GBR 0Z4.Y2H

Mapcode Global: FRA 6733.DFG

Entry Name: Methodist Chapel, Including Boundary Railings and Memorial Gateway

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106370

Location: Tolpuddle, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Tolpuddle

Built-Up Area: Tolpuddle

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Tolpuddle St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(South Side)

15/181 Methodist Chapel,
including boundary
railings and
26.1.56 memorial gateway

- II

Methodist Chapel. Mid-C19, reputedly built in memory of the Tolpuddle
Martyrs. Plastered walls - front wall marked out in ashlaring. Slate roof
with bargeboards and bracketed eaves. At right angles to road. In gable
end, flush panel door in round arched opening with solid tympanum. 2 sashes
with glazing bars. 2 sashes with glazing bars in side walls. Forecourt
enclosed by a low brick wall with stone coping. Iron railings with
spearhead tops. Brick corner pier with moulded stone cap. Memorial gateway
at front, of ashlar stone. Round arch, under pediment, inscribed "Tolpuddle
Martyrs" with history and date of erection 1912. Moulded imposts. Marble panels
each side commemorating the Martyrs. Iron gate with vertical rails with spearhead
tops. Included for local historic interest.

Listing NGR: SY7977194362

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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