Gunwen Methodist Chapel, Luxulyan PL30 5DS
Grid Ref. SX0526061229
Temporary entry until fuller historical details are available.
This is a simple two storey building of typical Methodist Chapel appearance with no direct connection between the two floors, the ground floor is a meeting room and the first floor chapel is approached by a separate staircase from the outside at the rear corner.
Associations with William O’Bryan who founded the Bible Christians and was later expelled
from Gunwen Chapel. He continued evangelizing when he went to New York and Canada.
The chapel is on the Saints Way which is used by walkers and cyclists, and facing a car park used by visitors to nearby Helman Tor which has Neolithic origins.
This Chapel has just been awarded a grant by the Trust as part of a larger grant application towards re-roofing and other improvements.