Description: Methodist Church and Retaining Wall with Gate and Steps
Date Listed: 22 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 330522
OS Grid Reference: SE2343247183
OS Grid Coordinates: 423432, 447183
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9203, -1.6447
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334/4/54 STAINBURN LANE
22-FEB-85 (South side)
Methodist Church and retaining Wall wi
th Gate and Steps
Methodist Chapel. 1826. Coursed gritstone, stone slate roof. Central, C20, panelled double doors flanked by large, 30-light sashes, all with plain surrounds. Inscription on square plaque above door has date 'MDCCCXXVI' and a quotation from Matthew 24 verse 14. Hipped roof and stack at rear left corner. Ramped retaining wall to south and east sides of the building, and a square-headed gateway with C20 board door with decorative hinges gives access on north
side to Stainburn Lane. This gate is reached by a flight of 3 semicircular
stone steps incorporating an iron boot-scraper.
INTERIOR has original panelled wooden sloping pews with central stepped aisle. Wooden panelled pulpit with steps handrail and communion rail. Dado panelling to north wall with choir benches; corner fireplace now blocked.
Listing NGR: SE2343247183
Source: English Heritage
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