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Description: Trinity Methodist Church and Hall
Date Listed: 1 March 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 206687
OS Grid Reference: TQ2586164058
OS Grid Coordinates: 525861, 164058
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3617, -0.1936
Church and Hall
TQ 2564 16/27
1907. Complex of buildings in Gothic style designed by Gordon and Gunton. Kentish
ragstone with Bath stone dressings. Plain tile roofs. Hall at north end on
east-west axis linked to Church at south end on north-south axis. Church with nave,
polygonal apse at north end, transepts, side aisles and south-west tower. Single-light
cusped headed windows with quatrefoils to nave; side-aisle windows of 2 lights;
buttresses; transept window 3-lights wide and 3-lights deep. Projecting from
north-west end of nave a wing with semi-octagonal west end and pointed roof;
each facet of west end flanked by a buttress and in each facet 2 tiers of fenestration,
each window of 2-lights. Windows to the apse of the main church are taller, also
of 2-lights. The south-west tower of the church is the most striking architectural
feature of the building and is important as a landmark; tall square tower with
a pierced 2-light opening in earth side, pierced parapet, angle buttresses with
pinnacles and a short spire supported by carved buttresses with ball flower ornament.
Flight of steps leads up to entrance in base of tower.
Hall: west end of 1-storey with polygonal structure against west gable wall.
Each bay of north and south fronts of western part flanked by buttresses; 4-light
windows set within pointed arch with battered reveals. Stringcourse and parapet;
bellcote on ridge. At east end; a 2-storey wing with projecting bay with spire
and gables to each side at west end; to east of this, 2 bays with 3-light windows
on ground floor and an 8-light window above.
Listing NGR: TQ2586164058
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Source: English Heritage
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