Information for record number MWA2405:
Union Chapel, Clemens Street

Summary The site of Union Chapel, a nonconformist chapel built in the Imperial period. It was located in Clemens Street, Leamington Spa.
What Is It?  
Type: Chapel, Nonconformist Chapel
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Leamington Spa
District: Warwick, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 32 65
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

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1 The 'Independent Chapel' was the first home of Nonconformity in Leamington. Named the 'Union Chapel', it was opened in 1816 and considerably altered and rebuilt in 1835. In 1836 a new Chapel was built in Spencer Street (PRN 2401). The Clemens Street Chapel was used as a theatre from 1848 to 1866.
2 Noted.
3 The location is difficult as it is not marked on the OS maps of 1886,1906, or 1938.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: Royal Leamington Spa
Author/originator: Clarke H G
Date: 1947
Page Number: 53-5, 58-60
Source No: 2
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: Royal Leamington Spa
Author/originator: Cave L F
Date: 1988
Page Number: 178
Source No: 3
Source Type: Map
Title: OS Map
Author/originator: Ordnance Survey
Date: 1887, 1905
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period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument NONCONFORMIST CHAPEL * A place of worship for members of Protestant sects dissenting from the established Church. back
monument CHAPEL * A freestanding building, or a room or recess serving as a place of Christian worship in a church or other building. Use more specific type where known. back
monument SPA * A medicinal or mineral spring often with an associated building. back
monument THEATRE * A building used primarily for the performing of plays. back

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