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Description: Methodist Chapel
Date Listed: 16 March 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 176622
OS Grid Reference: TR0566359422
OS Grid Coordinates: 605663, 159422
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2968, 0.9486
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6/18 Methodist Chapel
Methodist chapel, now disused, 1844. Red brick with stone dressings and
slate roof. Simple rectangular plan with projecting western tower cum entry
porch. Tower in 3 stages, with open porch on ground floor having triple
moulded arch and ogee surround, large 4 light Decorated style west window
with mouchettes and ogee surround, and belfry of smaller section supported
by flying buttresses with helm cap. Octagonal buttresses with pinnacles to
left and right on tower and on main body of church. Traceried lancets left
and right. Side elevations plain with 4 lancet windows, and C20 basement
windows. Inscription over west window: Mesley..a..n 1844 Chapel. The chancel
was decorated by Dr. Dallinger, preeminent in C19 microscopy, and a lay
pre-acher here for 3 years (See Igglesden, vol VI, 18).
Listing NGR: TR0566359422
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Source: English Heritage
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