Barking Wesleyan Chapel

Barking Wesleyan Chapel
Wesleyan Chapel Committee, 1869

This building, designed by Pocock, Corfe and Parker , and opened in 1869, could seat 511 according to the 1873 Accommodation returns.
It was replaced by Barking Central Hall, which itself has now been replaced by a church built in 1958, but recently refurbished.

Reference: The fifteenth annual report of the Wesleyan Chapel Committee, 1869  page 130

See also Barking, Essex, Wesleyan Chapel

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  • Dear Ian
    It would be great if you could contribute any further information or pictures you have via the ‘Add your story’ tab. We’ll then make sure your page is linked to the one above. Many thanks, Pamela, Editorial Team

    By Pamela Atkins (04/06/2020)
  • I came across your web site by accident. I have photos of both the outside and the inside of this building. The drawing shown on your web site is virtually as the photo except that a fence is shown to the left of the building whereas my photo shows a road. The photo has tramlines running past the building but, of course, the photo is much later than the drawing. A much grander building had been planned but Sir Frances Lychett, a major donor, insisted that a more modest building be erected. I have more information if required

    By Ian Hume (30/05/2020)

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