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Sharnford Methodist Church, Sharnford

Description: Sharnford Methodist Church

Grade: II
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

Location: Chapel Lane, Sharnford, Leicestershire LE10 3PB

Locality: Sharnford
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE10 3PB

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Listing Text

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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