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Methodist Chapel, Freshford

Description: Methodist Chapel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 32418

OS Grid Reference: ST7855059851
OS Grid Coordinates: 378550, 159851
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3373, -2.3093

Location: The Tyning, Freshford, Bath and North East Somerset BA3 6DA

Locality: Freshford
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 6DA

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-


5/55 Methodist Chapel


Methodist Chapel. Built c.1783 and extended 1850. Limestone ashlar, with
pantile roof to late. C18 part and Welsh slate roof to mid C19 part.T-plan
with mid C19 extension forming cross wing to right. One-storey late C18 facade
of 3 bays, with central doorway having C20 plank doors set in ogee-headed
ovolo-moulded architrave flanked by Y-tracery windows with late C19
glazing-bar casements set in pointed moulded arches. Gable end to right,
of mid C19 wing, has 3 double-chamfered graduated lancets set above pointed-
arched doorway with plank door. Right side wall has 4 chamfered lancets.
Rear of late C18 part has 2 similar Y-tracery windows set in pointed arches
and a late C18 panelled door. Interior: late C18 chapel has original
coved cornice. Mid C19 chapel has mid C19 pews, balcony with Gothic-style
front set on cast-iron columns, corbels to arch-braced king-post roof
and a reredos made of reset late C18 fielded panelling. Opened C.1783
by John Wesley, who preached here several times and mentioned it in his

Listing NGR: ST7855059851

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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