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Methodist Chapel, Including Boundary Railings and Memorial Gateway, Tolpuddle

Description: Methodist Chapel, Including Boundary Railings and Memorial Gateway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 106370

OS Grid Reference: SY7977194362
OS Grid Coordinates: 379771, 94362
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7485, -2.2881

Location: 79 Main Road, Tolpuddle, Dorset DT2 7EY

Locality: Tolpuddle
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 7EY

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Listing Text

(South Side)

15/181 Methodist Chapel,
including boundary
railings and
26.1.56 memorial gateway

- II

Methodist Chapel. Mid-C19, reputedly built in memory of the Tolpuddle
Martyrs. Plastered walls - front wall marked out in ashlaring. Slate roof
with bargeboards and bracketed eaves. At right angles to road. In gable
end, flush panel door in round arched opening with solid tympanum. 2 sashes
with glazing bars. 2 sashes with glazing bars in side walls. Forecourt
enclosed by a low brick wall with stone coping. Iron railings with
spearhead tops. Brick corner pier with moulded stone cap. Memorial gateway
at front, of ashlar stone. Round arch, under pediment, inscribed "Tolpuddle
Martyrs" with history and date of erection 1912. Moulded imposts. Marble panels
each side commemorating the Martyrs. Iron gate with vertical rails with spearhead
tops. Included for local historic interest.

Listing NGR: SY7977194362

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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