Zion Chapel, Chester

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Zion Chapel, Chester
A red brick chapel with stone dressings with a small spire in the foreground and a noticeboard announcing "Zion Tabernacle"
Zion Chapel in 2009
Zion Chapel, Chester is located in Cheshire
Zion Chapel, Chester
Zion Chapel, Chester
Location in Cheshire
Coordinates: 53°11′30″N 2°52′55″W / 53.19169°N 2.88192°W / 53.19169; -2.88192
OS grid reference SJ 411 664
Location Grosvenor Park Road, Chester, Cheshire
Country England
Denomination Protestant Evangelical
Functional status Active
Heritage designation Grade II
Designated 10 January 1972
Architect(s) John Douglas
Architectural type Chapel
Groundbreaking 1879
Completed 1880

Zion Chapel, Chester is in Grosvenor Park Road, Chester, Cheshire, England. It is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.[1]

The chapel was built in 1879–80 to a design by John Douglas. It was originally a Baptist chapel. It is built in red brick with stone dressings and the roof is of red-brown clay tiles. It consists of an undercroft, a church and ancillary rooms. The west end faces the road and has corner turrets.[1]

In 1980 a congregation called the Zion Tabernacle moved into the former chapel. In 2000 it styled itself Protestant Evangelical.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Historic England, "Zion Chapel, Chester (1375836)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 12 April 2015 
  2. ^ Thacker, A. T.; Lewis, C. P., eds. (2005), "Churches and religious bodies: Protestant Nonconformity", A History of the County of Chester, Victoria County History, University of London & History of Parliament Trust, 5:2, pp. 165–180, retrieved 17 March 2011