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Description: Former Chapel with Front Walls and Steps
Date Listed: 31 December 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 111926
OS Grid Reference: NY9495425381
OS Grid Coordinates: 394954, 525381
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6235, -2.0797
MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE TOWN END
NY 9425 (North side)
24/125 Former Chapel
31/12/74 with front walls
Primitive Methodist Chapel, now studio and house. 1872 dated on plaque at
centre front. Pecked and margined coursed squared sandstone with raised quoins
and ashlar dressings; hammer-dressed sandstone return. Welsh slate roof with
stone copings. Gable end to road 2 storeys, 5 bays: 3-bay projecting centre,
narrow outer bays. 3 steps, with dwarf side walls, up to prostyle porch with
square columns and shaped pediment. Paired 8-panel doors. Flanking round-
arched windows have keyed archivolts on impost blocks, Y-tracery wood heads
and margin lights; outer bays blank. 5 similar windows on first floor, above
continuous string. Keyed oculus in gable above panel from which PRIMITIVE
METHODIST CHAPEL has been erased, but date remains. At eaves of centre
section and outer bays are 4 panelled projecting plinths, on moulded bases,
carrying small cupolas with ornamental iron cross finials; similar finial on
gable peak. 5 bay returns have similar windows and buttresses between,
running over the string. House door in rear bay.
Interior: 2 flights of stairs, with turned balusters, flank entrance and lead
to gallery, on cast iron columns with fancy capitals, around 3 sides; floor
now inserted in space between. Stucco panelled ceiling, with leafy corner
decorations, partly damaged. Furnishings removed, but curved doors of orginal
Listing NGR: NY9495425381
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Source: English Heritage
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