British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

West Street Methodist Chapel, Wellingborough

Description: West Street Methodist Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 June 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 233818

OS Grid Reference: SP8885567822
OS Grid Coordinates: 488855, 267822
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3013, -0.6983

Location: West Street, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN8 4LY

Locality: Wellingborough
Local Authority: Wellingborough Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN8 4LY

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

SP8967NW (West side)
11/152 West Street Methodist Chapel


Congregational church, now Methodist church. Datestones 1734 and 1791, the
latter is probably the date of the present building. Chequered brick, with
ironstone plinth and slate roof. Single-unit chapel with vestibule and gallery.
Entrance front of 4-window range at first floor level and 2-window range at
around floor flanked by five-panelled double doors to left and right. That to
right has late C19 brick porch, that to left has flat arch head with keystone.
C19 casement windows under flat arch heads with keystones. Diagonal brick
cornice and hipped roof. Datestone between first floor windows 1791. Left hand
corner is chamfered and of ironstone. Elevation to left of entrance front is a
similar 3-window range. Datestone between first floor windows 1734. Ashlar
tablet in right has inscription "Primitive Methodist Chapel". Rear elevation has
2 large arch-head windows with C19 glazing bars. Used as a Methodist chapel
since 1812. Interior said to have been remodelled 1962.

Listing NGR: SP8885567822

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.