Fontmell Magna

Fontmell Magna former Wesleyan Chapel, September 2022

This chapel was still in use early in  the 21st century. The chapel and schoolroom are Grade 2 listed. It is now converted to a house. Dorset History Centre has records under reference NM-5/S and NM-14

There is a plan of the building and some information here and a good history and some pictures are on this link 

This is the entry for Fontmell Magna in the 1851 Religious Census

Place of worship: None.

Parish or place: Fontmell Magna.

Date erected, consecrated or licensed: 1797.

Religious denomination: Wesleyan Methodist.

Informant: George Hart, Chapel Steward.

Estimated attendance on Sunday 30 March 1851: morning [not stated], afternoon 100, evening 200.



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