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Methodist Chapel, Snaith and Cowick

Description: Methodist Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 164912

OS Grid Reference: SE6449322126
OS Grid Coordinates: 464493, 422126
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6916, -1.0248

Location: A1041, Snaith, East Riding of Yorkshire DN14 9HF

Locality: Snaith and Cowick
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN14 9HF

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Listing Text

SE 6422
(north side)
12/102 Methodist Chapel
Wesleyan chapel, now Methodist. 1862 on tablet. Red brick with red
pointing, sandstone ashlar dressings. Welsh slate roof. Classical style.
Rectangular on plan, with extensions to rear. 2 storeys, 5 bays wide by 6
bays deep. Plinth. Pedimented south front has Roman Ionic hexastyle blind
portico with pedestals carrying pair of half-columns to centre and pilasters
to side bays with festooned capitals. Flight of 3 stone steps to 3 central
bays, each with 2-fold panelled doors beneath wooden cornice and radial
fanlights under ashlar archivolts with bracketed keystones and moulded
impost string course. Outer bays have moulded sill string course, unequal
6-pane sashes beneath cambered brick arches with fluted keystones. First
floor: moulded sill string course. Round-headed 6-pane windows, those to 3
central bays with sills, recessed panelled aprons, and keyed archivolts with
impost string courses similar to ground floor; outer bays have ashlar
surrounds wtih pediments on scrolled consoles. Modillioned pediment with
carved acroteria and elaborate ashlar relief carving in tympanum with
inscribed circular date-plaque draped with wreath and supported by foliage
and flowers. Small gabled louvre to roof. Returns each have continuation
of front portico to southern bay, with pilasters carrying entablature
surmounted by acroteria. Brick angle pilasters to north. Ground-floor
windows with sill band, unequal stained-glass sashes beneath segmental
arches with ashlar keystones. First floor: moulded string course, round-
headed window to southern bay in pedimented ashlar surround similar to
front; remaining bays have taller round-headed unequal stained glass sashes
with ashlar sills above recessed apron panels, plain brick frieze with
ashlar string couse at impost level, and rubbed-brick arches with bracketed
keystones surmounted by cornices and scrolls. String course. Moulded
wooden eaves cornice. Interior. Continuous gallery to all 4 sides,
supported on cast-iron columns, has panelled underside, and panelled front
bearing painted floral designs; tall columns with Composite capitals from
gallery to roof. Plasterwork includes angle pilasters to organ chamber,
moulded cornice, coffered segmental-arched vaulted ceiling. Full set of
panelled box pews, pair of internal wooden porches to entrance. Santuary
has cast-iron rails, ornate panelled pulpit supported on square columns and
carved acanthus brackets, panelled screen with pilasters and cornice.

Listing NGR: SE6449322126

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Source: English Heritage

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