Shucknall Primitive Methodist Chapel

Photo:Shucknall Primitive Methodist Chapel 2014

Shucknall Primitive Methodist Chapel 2014

R Beck

Photo:Shucknall PM Chapel East Elevation

Shucknall PM Chapel East Elevation

R Beck

Photo:Chapel in 1991 showing conversion to dwelling before that date.

Chapel in 1991 showing conversion to dwelling before that date.

David Hill

Location of Shucknall PM Chapel

On a lane leading to Shucknall Hill from A4103, Weston Beggard Civil Parish, Herefordshire

By Richard Beck

Location GR – SO 58874 42758

 

In 2014 the building is a dwelling. It was constructed on the south side of a hill and has a basement. There is a terracotta plaque with the date 1875 on the east elevation. It is not known when it closed.

 

Herefordshire Through Time web site states :- On the 1886 1st Edition OS map for this area a building is shown as a Primitive Methodist Zion Chapel. It is situated near to Shucknall Court and is still marked as a place of worship on the 1998 OS map.

 

Click on the link to History on Line to view a map dated 1891. 

On the 1887 OS Herefordshire 1:2,500 map the building is marked as Zion Chapel (Primitive Meth.)

On the 1904 OS Herefordshire 1:2,500 map the building is marked as Zion Chapel (Primitive Methodist)

On the 1928 OS Herefordshire 1:2,500 map the building is marked as Zion Chapel (Prim. Meth.)

On the 1971 OS Herefordshire 1:2,500 map the building is marked Zion Chapel (Meth.)

The above maps may be viewed at Old Maps.

 

Methodist Church , Statistical Returns, 1940 – Birmingham District - Shucknall – Structure, brick. Seating Accommodation, 100. Type of Seating, F. School Hall, -. Other Rooms, -.

 

These are the chapels (originally PM) listed in 1940 for the Birmingham District - 209. Hereford :- Hereford (St. Owen Street), Chandos Street, Birch, Swinmore, Marcle Hill, Shucknall, Hampton Bishop, Cobnall, Didley.

This page was added by Richard Beck on 12/01/2014.

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