Description: Sharnford Methodist Church
Date Listed: 27 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 189028
OS Grid Reference: SP4820591918
OS Grid Coordinates: 448205, 291918
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5230, -1.2909
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SHARNFORD CHAPEL LANE
SP 49 SE (north west side)
3/38 Sharnford Methodist
Methodist church. 1827, with C20 additions and alterations.
Brick with hipped slate roof. Brick plinth. 2 storeys, 2 bays.
South front has central C20 panelled door in round headed opening
with blocked fanlight, flanked by single round headed windows
with wooden Y tracery. Above the door, a datestone inscribed
'1827'. Above again, 3 similar round headed windows with Y
tracery. West side has to left a C20 door with round head, and
to right, 2 larger windows with Y tracery. East side has 2
similar windows and to right, a C20 flat roofed single storey
addition. Rear has a central external stack and 2 C20 3 light
casements on each floor with segmental heads. Interior has
matchboard dado and to the front, central pine pulpit with steps,
on bracketed base. Behind it, a matchboard panel and above it, a
text. Above again, a plain gallery with stick balusters. To the
left, a grained 6 panel door, and to the right a 6 pane sash. At
the rear, a moulded panelled raked gallery on 2 iron posts,
approached by a winder stair with stick balusters. Fittings
include C19 panelled pews, early C20 benches, and a C19 organ in
a Gothic case.
Listing NGR: SP4820591918
Source: English Heritage
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