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Description: Milborne Port Methodist Church and Schoolrooms
Date Listed: 15 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 261857
OS Grid Reference: ST6762218895
OS Grid Coordinates: 367622, 118895
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9686, -2.4625
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ST6718 MILBORNE PORT CP COLD HARBOUR (North side)
12/121 Milborne Port Methodist Church
Methodist church. 1866. Ham stone ashlar with Doulting stone dessings; Welsh slate roof, banded purple and grey,
between coped gables. 3 bay gabled South front, 6 bays deep, with sundry extensions at north end. In a C14 Gothic
style, but with exaggeratedly large mouldings. Street elevation has plinth, bay buttresses with offsets terminating in
pinnacles, string courses, central gable with cross finial, and corner bell turret to bay 1: blind double lancet and
rounded panels under pointed label bays 1 and 3, and simple lancet above in bay 1; bay 2 has 2 pointed arch doorways
with central glazed roundel set under triangular label over traceried panels, flanked by two lancet windows; above a
large rose window with curvilinear style tracery, small triple lancet panelling at crown of gable which has cross
finial: corner bell turret has two stages of lancet type openings on octagonal plan, lower stage blind, upper stage
with gables surrounding short spirelet. 2-light pointed arch windows with roundels and transomes to flanks. Interior
has pointed barrel rib and panel ceiling, pointed arched recess for organ in North wall, deep gallery over South
entrance, and choir gallery and ministers gallery opposite both set on curves, all little altered. Schoolrool etc. to
North. In very prominent position on hillside.
Listing NGR: ST6762218895
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Source: English Heritage
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