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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313697
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340931
Location: Birstall and Birkenshaw, Kirklees, WF17
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
SE 22 NW BATLEY MB HUDDERSFIELD ROAD
2/26 John Nelson's Study in
burial ground of Methodist
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
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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