Umberslade Baptist Chapel, Spring Lane
Umberslade Baptist Chapel, Spring Lane, Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire B94 6QH View on map
Exceptionally fine nonconformist estate chapel by George Ingall, opened in 1877 and built for George Frederick Muntz who owned nearby Umberslade Hall. Timber furnishings and interior features remain largely intact.
Free access to the exterior at all times. Many people pass by on the adjacent three public footpaths and visit the burial grounds and see the exterior. Viewing of the interior available by prior arrangement with the key holder, Simon Willcock (0121 704 2694). Events and opening arrangements are advertised on the Historic Chapels Trust (HCT) website: www.hct.org.uk, in HCT's newsletters, on the Umberslade Facebook page and Twitter @historicchapels. Access arrangements are published on a new noticeboard at the public road at the end of the access drive. The local committee organise a number of open days, which are advertised on HCT's website and locally. The events programme for 2016 is currently being organised - the Chapel is due to be open on Heritage Open Day weekend. Guides for group visits are available. The wooden church is the base of a local steam enthusiasts group.
- Open on Heritage Open Day
- Other Charges: Donations welcome.
On B4101 Spring Lane off A3400 (Hockley Heath to Henley-in-Arden). Rail: Dorridge (5 miles).
2 spaces (unless gate is open, then 10+)
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: Yes