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Bath Road Methodist Church, Swindon

Description: Bath Road Methodist Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 November 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 318665

OS Grid Reference: SU1539483797
OS Grid Coordinates: 415394, 183797
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5529, -1.7794

Location: 5 Wesley Street, Swindon SN1 4BA

Locality: Swindon
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN1 4BA

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Listing Text

7/11 Bath Road Methodist Church
Methodist chapel. c1880, by Bromilow and Cheers of Liverpool, altered 1983.
Coursed rock-faced limestone with ashlar Bath dressings laid in
black mortar. C20 blue tile roof and crested ridges. Forebuilding
with apsidal ends leading to chapel with ritual-east crossing and
presbytery. Side vestries. Lower floor accommodation for mixed
use. Gothic revival style. Entrance door raised with ramp. Deeply
recessed windows over, flanked by turrets framing elevation,
balustrade walk connecting turrets over windows. Apses with
transomed lancets to stairs and recessed timber glazed arcade under
wide eaves. Nave has transomed lancets. Flush transept gables
with rose window and lancets under hood moulding.
Interior: Arched braced roof with decorative hammer beams. West
gallery. Late Cl9 stained glass. Extensive alteration to the
interior in 1983.

Listing NGR: SU1539483797

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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