Description: Methodist Chapel
Date Listed: 14 November 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 285771
OS Grid Reference: TM3956268952
OS Grid Coordinates: 639562, 268952
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2665, 1.5095
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10/177 Methodist Chapel
Wesleyan Methodist chapel, in use as furniture shop. Dated 1888 by William Eade of
Ipswich; Smythe of Aldelsburgh builder. Gault brick with limestone dressings. Slate
roof with stone capped gable ends.
Rectangular auditorium with short transepts and vestry at east end and porches on
west corners. Gothic style.
1 storey. West gable end to road with large 4-light plate tracery window (in rose
pattern) and small quartrefoil light above, both with hood moulds. Stone cross at
gable apex. To left and right, clasping corners, are small gabled porches with
double-chamfered pointed arch doorways with hood moulds and surmounted by stone
lantern pinnacles to main gable. North and south side elevations have two paired
cusped lancets and gabled transepts with 2-light plate tracery window. Hipped slate
roof over low square vestry on east end.
Interior: Original roof structure, the trusses with arch braces, with cusped
spandrels, on carved stone carbles. Hood mould at east end over pointed arch
recess. Plank dado. Internal porches at west end corners. All the seating and the
rostrum have been removed. Windows have coloured diamond shape leaded panes.
Listing NGR: TM3956268952
Source: English Heritage
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