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Methodist Church, Mere

Description: Methodist Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 320184

OS Grid Reference: ST8136632498
OS Grid Coordinates: 381366, 132498
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0915, -2.2674

Location: North Street, Mere, Wiltshire BA12 6HW

Locality: Mere
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6HW

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/55 Methodist Church


Methodist Church. 1846, schoolroom 1874, interior modifications late C19.
Rock-faced coursed and squared limestone, Welsh slate roof; schoolroom plain
tile roof. Plain square chapel with gabled front to raised coping; schoolroom
at lower level added at north end. Front is two storeys, 3 windows; ground flor
has two small arched lights flanking central pair of plank doors under fanlight;
first floor has 3 lofty arched lights, all windows with central bar, hori-
zontals, and margin bars in concentric flush voussoirs and single set-back.
Door is in recessed 'orders' with impost block. Over centre top window a small
panel 'Methodist Church 1846'. Slight offset plinth, mid string, coped gable
with frieze band; at two-front corners clasp buttresses with two offsets. Sides
have two lofty arched lights similar to front. Schoolroom has central arched
door flanked by arched lights, and in north gable end a large Venetian window,
all these with leading. Interior: has panelled gallery on two very slender
cast-iron columns, pitch-pine pews, elaborate central reading desk, pulpit left,
organ right. A simple but unaltered chapel.

Listing NGR: ST8136632498

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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