Clun Primitive Methodist Chapel
Primitive Methodist Chapel, High Street, Clun

This chapel was erected in 1877-8 at a cost of 1,000, the memorial stones being laid in June 1877, The chapel is a stone building with freestone dressings. Sunday schools were built at the rear of the chapel soon afterwards, and a preacher's house was built in 1887 adjoining the chapel. The chapel was licensed for the solemnization of marriages on the 29th July 1881. The chapel is still in use in 2018, having had major refurbishment of the interior in 2009.
This current chapel replaced "a neat stone chapel" & "an ornament to the town", built in 1834 and opened on 4th January 1835. This former chapel was 36 ft long and 21 ft wide, built of hard blue stone, and contained 14 pews. In the 1851 Religious Census it was reported that there were 150 sittings. Attendance at their afternoon service was 64 and 71 at their evening service.The chapel was improved in 1866 and duly registered for the solemnization of marriages on 17th January 1866. It was replaced by the current chapel in 1878.
Grid ref: SO 303808

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