Description: Spilsby Methodist Church
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 196187
OS Grid Reference: TF4035966091
OS Grid Coordinates: 540359, 366091
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1734, 0.0985
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SPILSBY MARKET STREET
7/72 Spilsby Methodist
Methodist chapel. 1877-8 by Charles Bell, in Geometric style.
Yellow stock brick with ashlar dressings, slate roof. Gable end
to street, having tall stepped gable buttresses, with central
doorway up 6 steps. Double doors, with traceried circle in
pointed tympanum. Double stepped arch with roll moulded bricks,
gablette over. Above a 6 light Geometric traceried window and in
the gable 3 stepped trefoil headed louvred lancets, and over a
plate traceried circle in pointed opening. The side front has
buttresses marking the 6 bays, each with 2 light windows with
segmental heads and 2 light pointed windows to gallery stage. To
the rear a 2 storey former caretaker's house with plain sash
windows. The interior of the chapel has a continuous upper
gallery on cast iron columns with floriate capitals. The wooden
balustrade has narrow piers and pointed openings. The wide span
roof is arch braced with quatrefoils in the spandrels, supported
on carved stone corbels and tied by iron rods. The raised
octagonal pulpit has a shafted pedestal, panels decorated with
cut out circles and narrow stairs with turned balusters. All
contemporary pews. The organ is by Foster and Andrews of Hull,
dated 1878. The entrance porch has original doors and side
panels, tiled floor and pair of commandment boards.
Listing NGR: TF4035966091
Source: English Heritage
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