The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Chard, Somerset

Chard on Wikipedia.

Baptist Church on Holyrood Street. "1842" in Roman numerals on the pediment. ST 322 085. Howard Richter (2014). Link. Grade II* listed.

Church of the Good Shepherd (1873) on Furnham Road. ST 326 087. From an old postcard in Reg Dosell's Collection. A modern view, Howard Richter (2014). Link1. Link2. Grade II listed.

English Martyrs (R.C.) on Fore Street. The date of building is uncertain, but must be between 1903 (not on an OS map), and 1930 (shown on OS map). ST 325 087. Howard Richter (2014). Link1. Link2.

The former Gospel Hall on Combe Street. ST 320 088. Howard advises that old maps show it as Gospel Hall (Brethren) on the 1888, 1903 and 1930 editions, and Hall on the 1963 and 1966-78 editions. Two additional views - 1, 2. ST 320 088. All Howard Richter (2014).

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on Park Road, a recent conversion of an older building. ST 323 086. Howard Richter (2014).

Methodist Church on Fore Street, built as Wesleyan in 1895. Another view. ST 324 086. Both Howard Richter (2014). Link. Grade II listed.

The cemetery on Zembard Lane has a double Chapel. In this view, the Anglican chapel is to the left, Non-conformist to the right. ST 3198 0894. Claire Richter (2022). Grade II listed, wherein it's dated to 1858. Nearby stand two listed monuments - they can be seen here.

St. Mary on Church Street. ST 323 082. June Norris. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection. Link1. Link2. Grade I listed.





22 June 2023

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