Former Methodist Chapel, Dorchester Road, Tolpuddle - West Dorset

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; works were completed in spring 2015. Heritage Lottery Fund grant offered in 2017. Historic England offered grant in May 2017 for repairs to fabric of former chapel. Project development is now underway.

Former Methodist Chapel, Dorchester Road, Tolpuddle - West Dorset
© 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: West Dorset
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Chapel

Location

  • Building Name: Former Methodist Chapel
  • Street Name: Dorchester Road
  • County: Dorset
  • District / Borough: West Dorset
  • 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

Contact Details

Sarah Ball 0117 975 0666

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England