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Former Wesleyan Chapel, Ilchester

Description: Former Wesleyan Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 263435

OS Grid Reference: ST5221322649
OS Grid Coordinates: 352213, 122649
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0012, -2.6824

Locality: Ilchester
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 8LJ

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Listing Text

Former Wesleyan Chapel, Church Street.


Former Wesleyan Chapel, Church Street.


10/53 Former Wesleyan Chapel



Former chapel, now antiques showroom. Erected 1850, enlarged 1861/63. Local lias stone cut and squared. Ham stone
dressings; Welsh slate roof with stepped coped street gable. Single storey, 3-bay gabled facade. Below, a chamfered
pointed-arch central doorway with part-glazed doors, under foliage-stop label; 16-pane display windows now added to
either side; above a triple lancet window with matching label, with plaque giving building dates of 1850 and 1863 and
also a circular vent in the gable crown. Side elevations each have 2 Y-traceried 2-light windows without labels;
extensions to rear include a 2-bay unit with 2 single-lancet windows and plain pointed arched door between. Interior
now has an intermediate floor, but the building not greatly altered. The chapel appears to have been closed in the
later 1970s. (VCH, Vol III, 1974).

Listing NGR: ST5221322649

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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