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Description: Methodist Centenary Chapel
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 196439
OS Grid Reference: TF1073088921
OS Grid Coordinates: 510730, 388921
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3855, -0.3366
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TF 1088-1188 CHAPEL STREET
1863. Immensely impressive classical style nonconformist chapel of brick with stone
dressings. Tall prostyle Ionic portico of 4 columns and 4 pilasters. 3 round headed
doorways with boldly rusticated surrounds and heavy keystones, topped with a cornice
and miniature pediment. 3 windows above, round headed sashes with blind balustrades
below. Rusticated quoins with bold stringcourse below first floor windows, stone
dentil cornice above and slate roof. Side elevations of 6 bays. 2 end bays slightly
projecting with quoins. Lower windows sashed with moulded surrounds, upper with round
heads, and moulded round hoods. Centre 4 bays, attached arcade with giant stock brick
pilasters. Parish room dated 1891 attached to south east corner. Two sets of
gatepiers with heavy iron railings and gates. Most of original fittings survive,
internally, including box pews, oval gallery and grand double-decker pulpit.
Listing NGR: TF1073088921
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Source: English Heritage
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