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Latitude: 53.3245 / 53°19'28"N
Longitude: -1.909 / 1°54'32"W
OS Eastings: 406156
OS Northings: 380848
OS Grid: SK061808
Mapcode National: GBR HY3Z.HZ
Mapcode Global: WHBBD.NP4Q
Entry Name: Townend Methodist Church
Listing Date: 12 April 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1088024
English Heritage Legacy ID: 82031
Location: Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23
District: High Peak
Civil Parish: Chapel-en-le-Frith
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Chapel-en-le-Frith St Thomas a Becket
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 06 80 TOWN OF CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH MARKET STREET
8/52 (South Side)
Townend Methodist Church
Church. c I874. Rock-faced, coursed, squared gritstone. Gritstone
dressings and quoins. Slate roof. Moulded stone copings. Northern
porch, gabled nave with spired tower to north-west corner, transepts,
offices to south. Early C20 north porch with central pointed doorcase,
dripmould over. To either side, single light cusped headed windows. Above,
behind porch, original north window. Pointed head, geometric bar tracery.
Pilasters either side. In gable above, a cusped, circular, blind opening.
Square tower to west with octagonal spire. Cusped stonework to top of square
tower, then tiled section. At base of octagonal spire, a band of quartefoils
in circles. Above, pointed, cusped headed bell openings on all sides. Over-
hanging stone spire above with toothmark decoration. East elevation - cusped
lancet window to north. To south, three stepped buttresses, reaching almost
to eaves level. Three two-light geometric bar tracery windows, one to south side
of each buttress. Transepts have diagonal butresses and central window, similar
to nave windows. Cusped lancets either side. Above, rose window. Interior -
northern gallery with cusped panels, supported by cast iron columns. Contemporary
wooden pews. All windows plate tracery inside. Considerable amount of
contemporary stained glass. C20 pulpit and altar.
Listing NGR: SK0615680848
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