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Description: Methodist Chapel
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 125547
OS Grid Reference: SO7421718700
OS Grid Coordinates: 374217, 218700
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8663, -2.3758
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SO 71 NW CHURCHAM CHAPEL LANE, Birdwood
10/14 Methodist Chapel
Methodist Chapel; about 1814: Flemish-bond brickwork, ashlar
quoins, rubble stone plinth: rear gable rendered, apparently on
stone: tiled roof. 3 windows long, gable to road. Gable plain:
central gabled, single-storey porch, late C19 addition: blue brick
plinth, pointed head to boarded door, blue-brick voussoirs, stone
springers and keystone. Small lancet window in sides of porch,
also on left in main gable: each wooden frame, voussoirs and
keystone over doorway. Above porch a central projection in gable
rises to just short of ridge: may be a former chimney. Right
return 2 rows of windows, semi-circular heads, brick-on-edge
voussoirs, timber mullion and transom, one top-hung iron casement,
leaded lights. Central window in lower row originally a doorway.
Late C19 leanto on left return probably built as Sunday School: C20
extensions at rear.
Interior flat ceiling, gallery across road gable, with simply-
panelled front, supported 2 C20 iron columns: access by dogleg
stair. Forms group with Birdwood House opposite (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SO7421718700
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Source: English Heritage
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