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Description: Independent Chapel and Attached Sunday School
Date Listed: 25 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 309166
OS Grid Reference: SP3103397843
OS Grid Coordinates: 431033, 297843
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5775, -1.5435
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ATHERSTONE NORTH STREET
SP3197 (North-east side)
10/75 Independent Chapel and
25/03/68 attached Sunday School
Shown on O.S. map as congregational Chapel.
Nonconformist chapel. Dated 1827. Sunday School is dated 1837. Now disused.
Flemish bond brick with moulded rendered cornice and parapet to front, and brick
dog-tooth cornice to return sides. Hipped slate roof. 2 storeys; 1-1-1 bays.
Slightly projecting centre has higher parapet with remains of inscription
INDEPENDENT CHAPEL 1827' in relief in a moulded panel. Double-leaf doors and
fanlight set in a rendered archway with banded rustication, Ionic half-columns
and rusticated arch within an outer arch. Round-arched iron windows with glazing
bars and gauged brick arches throughout; ground-floor windows are boarded up.
Return sides of 3 widely spaced bays. Interior has gallery to 3 sides with
moulded panelled fronts on cast iron columns. Sunday school is attached at right
angles across rear. Slate roof has pedimented gables with large brick dentil
cornice. Pediment has inscription in relief 'SUNDAY SCHOOL ERECTED 1837'. 2
storeys; 2 bays. Segmental-arched cast iron windows with glazing bars.
Listing NGR: SP3103397843
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Source: English Heritage
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