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John Nelson's Study in Burial Ground of Methodist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Batley, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.7316 / 53°43'53"N

Longitude: -1.6587 / 1°39'31"W

OS Eastings: 422611

OS Northings: 426182

OS Grid: SE226261

Mapcode National: GBR JTV9.P2

Mapcode Global: WHC9Q.HGCP

Plus Code: 9C5WP8JR+JG

Entry Name: John Nelson's Study in Burial Ground of Methodist Chapel

Listing Date: 3 December 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340931

Location: Birstall and Birkenshaw, Kirklees, WF17

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Birstall and Birkenshaw

Built-Up Area: Batley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Birstall St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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2/26 John Nelson's Study in
burial ground of Methodist
3.12.79 Chapel


Tiny, single cell building. Dated 1751. Built by John Nelson.
Brick. Stone slate roof with corner chimney. Single doorway
and 2 small side windows. Corner fireplace with mantle and tablet
over inscribed: JOHN NELSON'S
AD 1751
2 small pews remain inside.

Listed mainly for historical interest as the workplace of John Nelson,
whose tombstone describes him as "The coadjutor of John Wesley and a
pioneer of Methodism in Yorkshire".

Listing NGR: SE2261126182

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