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Description: Somerton Methodist Church
Date Listed: 17 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 263044
OS Grid Reference: ST4895428558
OS Grid Coordinates: 348954, 128558
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0541, -2.7297
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ST4828 SOMERTON CP WEST STREET (North side)
9/236 Somerton Methodist Church
(formerly listed as Wesleyan
Methodist church. Dated 1845. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; Welsh slate roof behind coped
gable, plain verges to rear. Single storey, front and side elevations 3 bays each. Tall Y-traceried windows with simple
arched labels, the centre on south gable elevation being shorter, set over matching archway with pair 4-panelled doors
and shaped solid panel with Y-tracery over; in gable a quatrefoil vent and a rectangular carved plaque with inscription
"Wesleyan Chapel 1845". Plain windows to side schoolroom extension to rear. Interior not seen. Chapel on site of or
close to, original house first licensed 1810; set well back from road, it is an important punctuation in the street
scene. (VCH, Volume III, 1974).
Listing NGR: ST4896028571
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Source: English Heritage
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