Former Methodist Chapel, Dorchester Road, Tolpuddle - Dorset (UA)

Former Methodist church, c1818, and the meeting place of the Tolpuddle Martyrs. Building bought by Tolpuddle Old Chapel Trust at the beginning of 2015. Historic England grant awarded in 2014 to carry out emergency works and undertake project development work; completed in spring 2015. National Lottery Heritage Fund development grant completed in 2017 and the Trust has secured further Lottery funding for Stage 2 repairs starting in 2019. Historic England offered match-funding for repairs to fabric of former chapel anticipated to start on site in summer 2020.

Former Methodist Chapel, Dorchester Road, Tolpuddle - Dorset (UA)
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    FORMER METHODIST CHAPEL TO EAST OF MARTYRS' COTTAGES
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1119849
    Local Planning Authority:
    Dorset (UA)
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Chapel

Location

    Building Name:
    Former Methodist Chapel
    Street Name:
    Dorchester Road
    Unitary Authority:
    Dorset (UA)
    Parish:
    Tolpuddle
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    West Dorset
    Region:
    South West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    D
    Ownership:
    Charity (heritage)
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, CA