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Former Methodist Chapel to East of Martyrs' Cottages

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tolpuddle, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7489 / 50°44'56"N

Longitude: -2.2917 / 2°17'30"W

OS Eastings: 379517

OS Northings: 94410

OS Grid: SY795944

Mapcode National: GBR 0Z4.X11

Mapcode Global: FRA 6723.K03

Entry Name: Former Methodist Chapel to East of Martyrs' Cottages

Listing Date: 4 July 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119849

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106409

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

The following building shall be added to the list

SY 7994 (north side)

15/200 Former Methodist Chapel,
to east of Martyrs'


Former Methodist Chapel, now store. 1818 (Local Methodist Society Records);
altered. Cob on plinth of brick with some flint; brick dressings; double Roman
tile roof. One storey with inserted loft; gable-end to road, 1 x 2 bays. Road-
side gable: former central doorway bricked-up and with later window; inserted
doorway above with board door; apex of gable weatherboarded; projecting ends of
purlins. Rear: bricked-up short pointed-arched window; gable apex weather-
boarded. Left return: at left end, bricked-up doorway with segmental header-
brick arch. Right return: inserted central stable door; on left a bricked-up
segmental header-brick-arched window. Interior: inserted brick and cobble cow-
house floor and loft; king-post roof trusses with through purlins supported at
trusses by long braces rising from walls and having short ties to feet of
principal rafters; roof underdrawn with lath and plaster (mostly collapsed). In
state of disrepair at time of inspection. Five of the six Tolpuddle Martyrs
were Methodists and it is presumed that they worshipped in this building.

Listing NGR: SY7951794410

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

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