Sale Green Primitive Methodist Chapel

West side of lane through Sale Green, Crowle CP, Worcestershire

Sale Green Primitive Methodist Chapel 2013
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Sale Green PM Chapel
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Sale Green PM wall plaque
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Sale Green PM left memorial stones
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Sale Green PM right memorial stones
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Location GR – SO 93070 57891

In 2014 the building has been converted into a dwelling.

 

The memorial stones were laid on the 23rd May 1893. For 52 years Primitive Methodist religious services were held in cottages of the village. The land was given by local farmer James Smith. The building was constructed by Mr WE Clarke of Worcester for the sum of £140 (excluding furnishing and fittings). The full article appeared in the Worcestershire Chronicle of Saturday 27th May 1893. The writers great grandfather carted the bricks from Worcester for its construction. He was a steward at Worcester George Street.

 

The closure and sale date is not yet known. The existing plan and photographic record of January 2011 (shows condition of interior and exterior) from Wychavon District Council Planning website is attached, showing building prior to conversion works.

 

Kelly’s Directory 1912 Worcs, no entry.

 

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

On the 1928 OS Worcestershire 1:2,500 map the building is marked as a Primitive Methodist Chapel.

On the 1970 OS Worcestershire 1:2,500 map the building is marked as a Meth Ch.

 

The above maps may be viewed at Old Maps.

Methodist Church, Statistical Returns, 1940 – Birmingham District – Worcester – Sale Green – Structure, B, Seating Accommodation 100, Type of Seating F, School Halls -, Other Rooms -.

These are the chapels (originally PM) listed in 1940 for the Birmingham District – 191. Worcester. George Street, Drakes Broughton, Sale Green, Wadborough, Kerswell Green (Kempsey), Malvern (Newtown Road).

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