Mapping Methodism – Lemon Wesleyan Chapel – Truro

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Lemon Wesleyan Chapel (Truro) was built in 1833 and remained in use until 1958. This profile has been compiled by Tony Mansell.


1830: The first Lemon Chapel built as a daughter chapel of St Mary’s Wesleyan Chapel in what was then known as John’s Street (later William Street).

1870: Two classrooms added recently. (Royal Cornwall Gazette – Saturday 27 August 1870)

1887: New chapel built adjacent to the first chapel. Architect Silvanus Trevail. (Royal Cornwall Gazette – Friday 01 April 1887)

1904: Three week’s closure for renovations. (Royal Cornwall Gazette – Thursday 11 August 1904)

1908: Chapel in need of enlargement. (Royal Cornwall Gazette – Thursday 01 October 1908)

Circa 1960: Chapel closed.



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