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Mellish Road Methodist Church, Walsall

Description: Mellish Road Methodist Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 219103

OS Grid Reference: SP0197899436
OS Grid Coordinates: 401978, 299436
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5927, -1.9722

Location: 48 Butts Road, Walsall WS4 2BN

Locality: Walsall
County: Walsall
Country: England
Postcode: WS4 2BN

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Listing Text

SP 09 NW
7/20 Mellish Road
Methodist Church

- II
Church. 1910 by Hickton & Farmer. Limestone ashlar, with brick exposed
on north side. Slate roof. Free Gothic style. Comprises a nave with
clerestory, north and south aisles, south transept, and south-east porch
with tower and spire. A basement is approached from Butts Road. At the
east end is a doorway with pointed head and fleuron order flanked by
quatrefoiled lozenge-shaped windows. Above is a 5-light window with
Perpendicular tracery. The tower has clasping buttresses, and 3-light
windows below the upper stage. This is set back with angle buttresses,
octagonal pinnacles, and bell openings, and carries a stone spire. On
the south side is a pointed doorway. The south aisle is of three bays
separated by buttresses. The basement windows have segmental heads and
are of four lights with transom. The upper windows are of three cinque-
foiled lights with flat heads. The clerestory windows are of three lights.
Interior: plastered and painted, with four-bay arcades of moulded pointed
arches, and round piers with capitals. West bay wider, with organ on north
side. East gallery has timber front. Roof boarded above level of raised
tie-beam. Trusses have wall-posts carried on corbels, and false hammer-
beams. East window, dated 1910, depicts scenes from the life of Christ.
(BoE, Staffs, p 295).

Listing NGR: SP0197899436

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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