Bishop Street Methodist Church
Built in the classical Non-conformist manner in 1815 on land adjoining the livestock market:
arched windows, two entrances to the horse-shoe gallery enclosed by a four-square structure.
The architect, the Revd William Jenkins, was also a Methodist minister. An extra bay was
built to house the seventeenth-century organ case, traditionally ascribed to 'Father Smith'
(organ builder to Charles II).
Most of the fittings are late 19th century: 'barley-sugar'
communion rails, central pulpit, clock, pews and retractable wall benches.
Sunday 10.45am & 1.30pm
10a Bishop Street
Monday to Friday 10.00am to 4.00pm.
Saturday 10.00am to 3.00pm.
Sunday for services 10.45am and 1.30pm
Bishop Street Church office
10a Bishop St
Leicester LE1 6AF
Getting there [TF974169]
SATNAV: LE1 6AF / OS: GR 588043
Car: Parking outside including disabled parking bays.
Cycle: Bike Park in the Town Hall basement opposite the church
Train: From Leicester railway station. Turn right out of the station, walk down Granby Street, cross the Rutland St - Belvoir Street junction, proceed to the next turning on the left which is Bishop St. The church in on the left hand side of the street.
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