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Methodist Chapel, Melbecks

Description: Methodist Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 322028

OS Grid Reference: SD9506298130
OS Grid Coordinates: 395062, 498130
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3786, -2.0775

Location: B6270, Melbecks, North Yorkshire DL11 6LA

Locality: Melbecks
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 6LA

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Listing Text

SD 99 NE
15/89 Methodist Chapel

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. Dated 1866. Coursed watershot rubble with
ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 3 bays to front and
sides. Openings have projecting ashlar surrounds with roll moulding to
arrises. Ashlar plinth with bench mark, rusticated quoins. Central
doorway has round-headed arch with imposts, voussoirs, keystone and
double board doors. Windows: round-headed arch with imposts and
keystone to surrounds, 8-pane sashes. First floor windows have sill
band and a pair of windows over door. Band forms pediment on gable. In
tympanum, plaque with inscription 'WESLEYAN METHODIST CHAPEL ERECTED
1866', and above it, circular opening with timber ventilation grille.
Ashlar copings, at apex of gable a spiked ball with obelisk finial, on
pedestal. Side elevations: on ground floor, sash windows with glazing
bars in quoined surrounds, on first floor 8-pane sashes in round-headed
surrounds. Interior: gallery on cast-iron columns, some original
furnishings. Replaced chapel of 1789 on same site, and some tombstones
in graveyard older than present building.

Listing NGR: SD9506298130

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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