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Bishop Asbury Cottage

This small, mid 18th century cottage, presented with period furnishings, is the boyhood home of Francis Asbury.

Asbury became the founding father of Methodism in America and was ordained as its first bishop (joint superintendent with Thomas Coke, see Coke Memorial Methodist Church, Aberhonddu/Brecon, Brecknock Museum and Art Gallery and Brecon Cathedral.)

Organised group tours - charges applicable plus occasional free public open days.

Additional visitor information
Toilets and catering available at nearby Forge Mill Farm, Sandwell Park Lane, and at Sandwell Park Farm.
Parking at cottage restricted. Use nearby public house car park at landlord's discretion.

Also nearby
Oak House Museum 5 miles;
Forge Mill Farm 1.5 miles

Newton Road
Great Barr
Sandwell (Near Birmingham)
West Midlands B43 6HN

By group appointment or there are two free public open days per year. To find out more visit:

Via Wednesbury Museum
tel: 0121 556 0683

Getting there [SP032939]
Located on the north side of A4041, Newton Road, north-west of Birmingham

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