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Description: North Road Methodist Church
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110336
OS Grid Reference: NZ2694942604
OS Grid Coordinates: 426949, 542604
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7776, -1.5825
DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE NORTH ROAD
NZ 24 SE (West side)
4/284 North Road
Bethel chapel, now Methodist church. Dated 1853 in top panel. By E R Robson.
Coursed squared sandstone with rock-faced basement and ashlar dressings;
Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. Classical style. 2 storeys, 3
bays. 8 steps up to dentilled pedimented Ionic porch with panelled double
door in round arch. Flanking fixed lights have lozenge-patterned leading
and coloured glass under flat stone lintels. Round-headed sashes above, the
central tripartite and stepped, under bracketed keyed arches and dripmould.
Sill strings between Giant Tuscan pilasters defining bays. Top entablature
and pediment with panel BETHEL CHAPEL and date under roundel containing
spiral-spoked wheel. Plain wrought iron handrails on steps have plain rods
and acanthus-bud principals. Boot-scraper attached to left of door.
Listing NGR: NZ2694942604
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Source: English Heritage
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