Building Name

Norfolk Road Wesleyan Chapel, Norfolk Road, Hove, Brighton, East Sussex

Norfolk Road
Hove, Brighton
East Sussex, England
New build
Demolished 1965


Nicknamed "The Methodist Cathedral of the South", the church was erected in 1868 in Early English/Decorated Gothic style. Built of flint and stone dressings it was a large church containing much stained glass and featured a turret-style tower at one corner. It closed in 1964 and was demolished the following year.


NORFOLK- ROAD, BRIGHTON - early Second Pointed in style; cruciform, consisting of a nave and chancel, shallow transepts, and a spire rising from the south porch to a height of 115 feet. The south transept serves as an organ-chamber, the north as a vestry. Below the chapel is the unwholesome arrangement of class and examination rooms. The chapel contains 1200 sittings; the architect was Mr. C. O. Ellison. of Liverpool. [British Almanac 1870 page 163]

Reference           British Almanac of the Society for the Diffusion of Knowledge 1870 page 163