Category Archives: Chapel of the Month

Chapel of the Month – May 2017

This month we are delighted to feature another contribution by Dr Jennifer Freeman. Bethesda Strict Baptist Church,Kensington Place, Kensington, London Strict Baptists form a distinct group among the many interwoven strands of the Baptist denomination. The Church in Kensington Place … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – April 2017

Perry Green Baptist Chapel, Hertfordshire Whilst enjoying a Sunday spring walk we happened across this charming little chapel in Perry Green near Luton. According to the Chapel’s website: “The present Perry Green Baptist Chapel is a smaller version of the … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – March 2017

This month Chapels Society Secretary Moria Ackers shares her tale of a charming walk that ends with a delightful little Chapel: Mill Dale Methodist Chapel At the end of the very lovely walk down Dovedale, Derbyshire one ends up at … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – January 2017

The Chapels Society would like to wish all our visitors a Happy New Year. And for our first Chapel of the Month of 2017 we have a contribution from Dr Jennifer Freeman OBE: Bethesda Methodist Chapel, Albion Street, Stoke-on-Trent – … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – November 2016

This month our Chapel of the Month author is Dr John Clements, current Pastor of the Old Meeting House Congregational Church, Colegate, Norwich. He writes: Built during a period of religious persecution, the Old Meeting House Congregational Church is one … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – September 2016

Simon Lawton, Curator of the John Moore Museum in Tewkesbury, recently wrote to us to highlight the charms of the newly repaired Old Baptist Chapel in Tewkesbury. He says: “The building has recently undergone a period of repair, refurbishment and reinterpretation and … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – August 2016

We’re cheating a little this month in that this building isn’t a chapel but the connection to John Bunyan seemed like a good reason to include this unusual Grade II listed heritage asset… John Bunyan’s Chimney John Bunyan’s Chimney can be … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – July 2016

This month we bring you an overview of Blythburgh Primitive Methodist Chapel, Dunwich Road, Blythburgh, Suffolk by Alan Mackley. This delightful building is sadly ‘at risk’ and the Chapels Society is deeply concerned about its future. The first chapel on the … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – June 2016

This month we have a contribution from Ray and Marie Ella who were keen to share some information about their cherished home – a very small Primitive Methodist Chapel built in 1859 in Cumberworth near Alford, Lincolnshire. Ray, a retired historian, … Continue reading

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Chapel of the Month – May 2016

As you may have noticed, the Chapels Society’s website ran into technical trouble earlier this month. The gremlins have now been ousted and we are back in business, but as we are getting close to the end of the month … Continue reading

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