Mawnan Smith is approximately three miles south of Falmouth. This profile of Mawnan Smith Wesleyan nonconformist Meeting room has been compiled by Jo Lewis and Tony Mansell.   Mawnan nonconformist Meeting room, Wesley Cottage, is next to Mawnan Methodist Church. Dwelling of C18 or earlier. Originally a small farmhouse. Rendered cob upon a shallow slate…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Mawnan Wesleyan nonconformist Meeting room”

Cosawes Barton sits to the southeast of Ponsanooth, a village between Falmouth and Redruth. This profile of the Methodist Meeting House at Cosawes Barton has been compiled by Jo Lewis and Tony Mansell.   An article written in 1955 called “More Memories of Cosawes” and believed to be from “The West Briton” states: “Methodism in…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Cosawes Barton Methodist Meeting House”

Chili Road leads from Illogan Highway to Illogan village. This profile of Chili Road United Methodist Free Church has been compiled by Jo Lewis and Tony Mansell.   Site of c 1809 Free United Methodist chapel (b1). Had elaborate 3-bay front with Italianate details, rebuilt 1888. Recorded on the 1st and 2nd Editions of the…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Chili Road United Methodist Free Church”

Tredavoe is a hamlet west of Newlyn. This profile of Tredavoe Bible Christian Chapel has been compiled by Jo Lewis and Tony Mansell.   Bible Christian chapel plus attached later Sunday school, set in a small hamlet. Named ‘Jehovah-Jireh’ in a Hebrew inscription on upper window cill. Probably earlier than the inscribed date. Good vernacular…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Tredavoe Bible Christian Chapel”

Halsetown is a village near St Ives. This profile of Halsetown Ebeneezer Bible Christian Chapel has been compiled by Val Thomas of St Ives Old Cornwall Society.   Halsetown is named after James Halse who founded the village in the 1830’s to provide housing for his workers. Halse was a solicitor and tin mine owner…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Halsetown Ebeneezer Bible Christian Chapel”

Hellesveor is a short distance to the west of St Ives. This profile of Hellesveor Wesleyan Chapel has been compiled by Jo Lewis and Tony Mansell.   Heading West on Higher Stennack, taking the B3311 to Penzance, the church can be seen on the right, set back from the road. An older chapel is next…Continue Reading “Mapping Methodism – Hellesveor Wesleyan Chapel”