Monument record 0414000000 - CASTLE STREET, AYLESBURY

Summary

Site of former eighteenth century nonconformist chapel, built in 1788 and demolished in 1981.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • NONCONFORMIST CHAPEL (18th Century to Modern - 1788 AD to 1981 AD)

Description

Dimensions - Length 0021 m Width 0007
Plan Form - RECTANGULAR
OPENED 24 AUGUST 1788, USED BY INDEPENDENT PRESBYTERIANS UNTIL 1816, THEN USED BY WESLEYANS UNTIL 1837. USED AS A SUNDAY SCHOOL & LATER AS A SOCIAL CLUB. WAS DEMOLISHED IN 1981 (B1-6).
Built 1788, registered as the 'house of Thomas Poulton'. Served an Independent congregation until 1816, then used by Wesleyans as a Congregational Sunday-school and more recently as a social club. The burial ground at the rear continued in use until c.1870 (Chapel demolished 1981) [Detailed description](B7).
Brief bibliography held in envelope file (B8).

Sources (8)

  • <1>SBC10198 Map: OS 1878 1:500 MAP.
  • <2>SBC5653 Bibliographic reference: Robert Gibbs. 1885. A History of Aylesbury. pp445-447.
  • <3>SBC5771 Verbal communication: GOWING C N TO FARLEY M E (BCM) JAN 1978 PERS COMM.
  • <4>SBC11949 Verbal communication: PIKE A R (BCM) NOV 1979 FIELD VISIT.
  • <5>SBC11920 Verbal communication: PIKE A R (BCM) FEB 1981 PERS COMM.
  • <6>SBC12575 Bibliographic reference: RCHM 1986 INVENTORY OF NONCONFORMIST CHAPELS & MEETING-HOUSES: BUCKING- HAMSHIRE PP1,5.
  • <7>SBC12553 Bibliographic reference: Christopher Stell (RCHME). 1986. Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting-houses: Buckinghamshire.
  • <8>SBC23365 Unpublished document: M Farley. 2000. Churches, chapels and other religious meeting places in Aylesbury to c.1920: a short bibliography of published references.

Location

Grid reference SP 81729 13766 (point) (Exact)
Civil Parish AYLESBURY, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

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Record last edited

Dec 20 2017 8:17AM

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