Hope's Rough Primitive Methodist Chapel

On South side of a no through lane, Much Cowarne Civil Parish, Herefordshire

Hope's Rough Primitive Methodist Chapel 2014 | R Beck
Hope's Rough Primitive Methodist Chapel 2014
R Beck
Hope's Rough Primitive Methodist Chapel 2014 | R Beck
Hope's Rough Primitive Methodist Chapel 2014
R Beck
Chapel photographed in 1992 | David Hill
Chapel photographed in 1992
David Hill
Rear of Chapel in 1992 | David Hill
Rear of Chapel in 1992
David Hill

Location GR – SO 63881 47931 

In 2014 the building is possibly a private store. It is showing signs of stress with walls beginning to bulge at roof level. The wall plaque is un-readable, so no date for opening has yet been found. From the 1904 OS map it was already closed.

 

Herefordshire Through Time monument search states :- Methodist Chapel SMR Number : 30769.

Methodist chapel sited between Bromtrees Hall and Hopes Rough. It was disused on the 1964 map. It is shown on the first edition OS map as a Methodist chapel. On the 1840 tithe map it is a cottage while neighbouring fields are small hopyards and cottages.

 

Click on the link to History on Line to view a map dated 1886.

 

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

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

The above maps may be viewed at Old Maps

Methodist Church , Statistical Returns, 1940 – Birmingham District – not recorded.

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