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Methodist Chapel, Blanchland

Description: Methodist Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 240369

OS Grid Reference: NY9570850060
OS Grid Coordinates: 395708, 550060
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8453, -2.0683

Location: Clap Shaw, Blanchland, Northumberland DH8 9UB

Locality: Blanchland
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: DH8 9UB

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Listing Text

NY 95 SE
15/3 Methodist Chapel


Methodist Chapel, dated 1867 on porch, probably by S.S. Teulon. Rock-faced
stone with tooled-and-margined dressings; roof blue slate above purple.
Rectangular chapel with south-east porch, south-west vestry and north-west
schoolroom wing. Free Gothic style; chamfered plinth, stepped buttresses
between bays and set diagonally at angles, triangular heads to all openings,
moulded corbels to eaves; gables with overlapped slab coping and elaborate
moulded and gabled kneelers. South elevation 6 bays; projecting porch in bay
6 has boarded door with scrolly ironwork in double-chamfered surround, beneath
inscription 'WESLEYAN PROVIDENCE CHAPEL' and date; projecting vestry in bay 1
has central stepped stack carrying hooded lantern with pyramidal cap. Main
chapel has lancet windows and steeply-pitched roof with ridge capped by row of
fleur-de-lys and 2 louvres; western louvre and east gable carry elaborate
wrought-iron finials. Gabled returns show triplets of stepped lancets; to rear,
extruded canted projection (privy/store) in angle of chapel and wing shows
boarded door flanked by small windows.

Listing NGR: NY9570850060

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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