Mousehole Methodist Church, Chapel Street, Penzance - Cornwall (UA)

Nonconformist (Wesleyan) chapel in a tightly packed fishing village. Founded 1784, altered in the C19 and early C20. Unpainted rendered rubble walls with unpainted rendered walls and slate roof. Four bay plan with entrance front to north and entrance hall flanked by staircases. Complete interior of c1834. Complete set of seating with grained box pews and horseshoe gallery. Severe dry rot outbreak affecting most of the ground floor has necessitated the temporary closure of the chapel.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    CHURCH OF ST CLEMENT (METHODIST)
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1115115
    Local Planning Authority:
    Cornwall (UA)
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Chapel

Location

    Building Name:
    Mousehole Methodist Church
    Street Name:
    Chapel Street
    Unitary Authority:
    Cornwall (UA)
    Parish:
    Penzance
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    St. Ives
    Region:
    South West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Place of worship
    Condition:
    Poor
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Religious organisation
    Designation:
    Listed Place of Worship grade II*, CA

Contact Details

Chris Miners 0117 975 1355