Great Glen Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Leicestershire

Grid ref SP656978

Great Glen Wesleyan Methodist Chapel was built in 1827. By 1860 the original building and subsequent extensions and alterations had cost £500. In 1873 the chapel provided seating for 223 persons. The school was added in 1879. In 1940 the chapel had seating for 100 in pews and there was one schoolroom and one other room. The porch on the link building was added in 1989. The building continues in use as a Methodist place of worship

Sources

Leicestershire Record Office, N/M/NDD 1-15, Annual trust returns, Nottingham and Derby District 1860-1878

White’s Directory of Leicestershire, 1863 p 561

Wesleyan seating returns, 1873, p 57

Methodist Accommodation returns, 1940

OS 25 inch Leicestershire XXXVIII.9, 1884-6

Site visit 4.5.2018

Great Glen WM Chapel, general view of the site, 4.5.2018
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Great Glen WM Chapel, facade, 4.5.2018
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Great Glen WM Chapel, west side, 4.5.2018
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Great Glen WM Chapel, plaque, 4.5.2018
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Great Glen WM Chapel, school facade, 4.5.2018
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Great Glen WM Chapel, schoolroom decorative brickwork (i), 4.5.2018
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Great Glen WM Chapel, schoolroom decorative brickwork (ii), 4.5.2018
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Great Glen WM Chapel, schoolroom east sidek , 4.5.2018
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Great Glen WM Chapel, link building, 4.5.2018
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