Ludlow; Old Street Primitive Methodist Chapel

This chapel was erected in 1870 and seated 400 people.

Ludlow Old Street Primitive Methodist Chapel | Elaine and Richard Pearce March 2014
Ludlow Old Street Primitive Methodist Chapel
Elaine and Richard Pearce March 2014
Ludlow Old Street Primitive Methodist Chapel | Elaine and Richard Pearce March 2014
Ludlow Old Street Primitive Methodist Chapel
Elaine and Richard Pearce March 2014
1871 Ludlow; Old Street Primitive Methodist Chapel as it was in 1993. It closed in the 1950s and became warehousing and by 1993 was offices | Keith Guyler 1993
1871 Ludlow; Old Street Primitive Methodist Chapel as it was in 1993. It closed in the 1950s and became warehousing and by 1993 was offices
Keith Guyler 1993

This brick built chapel was closed in the late 1950s and for some time after closure it became a factory making trousers. In March 2014 it is being used by Draycott & Charles Interiors.

Photos taken March 2014.

OS Map ref:137:SO513746

Information about this chapel can be viewed by following the link to Shropshire’s Nonconformist Chapels.

Editor’s note (CH):

The opening of the chapel is recorded by Charles Temperton in the Primitive Methodist magazine of 1871 page 566.  The foundation stone was laid on August 10th 1870 and the chapel opened on Sunday April 16th  1871. Preachers were Revs R Key and C Temperton. It was describes as measuring 65′(l) x 36′(w) x 24′(h) and having a frontage of 350 square yards. There was a school room and two small rooms under the chapel.

Comments about this page

  • I’ve added to the page detail of the opening of the chapel from the Primitive Methodist magazine.

    By Christopher Hill (06/08/2019)

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