John Nelson's Study

Birstall, West Yorkshire

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Opening Times

Mon- Fri: 9-6

Tues : closed

Sat, Sun : 9-1


Parking Available

Limited coach access and parking. Off street parking available.

Grade II* listed
Also nearby

Also in Birstall is the parish church with the grave of John and Martha Nelson, as well as a brass plaque in memory of him. The 'Black Bull' public house in Kirkgate, Birstall, is a listed building and parts of it date back to the 17th century. Oakwell House built in 1583 is 1/2 mile from the village centre. Batley Mill Village retail outlet is about 2 miles away.


There is also some parking at the back

25 parking space, 2 coach spaces

John Nelson's Study

John Nelson was a Yorkshire stonemason and the most successful and widely known of John Wesley's lay assistants: the 'pioneer of Methodism in Yorkshire'.

He was born in Birstall in 1707 and founded the Birstall Methodist Society in 1741. John and Martha Nelson are buried at Birstall parish church, where there is also a brass memorial plaque to John Nelson. John Nelson's Study remains intact in the burial ground of Birstall Methodist Chapel, Huddersfield Road.

This small study is Grade II* listed.