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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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Coordinates

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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Description

SE 22 NW BATLEY MB HUDDERSFIELD ROAD
BIRSTALL

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

G.V. II


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
STUDY
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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