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Description: Former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel with Retaining Wall
Date Listed: 22 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 331707
OS Grid Reference: SE4515250581
OS Grid Coordinates: 445152, 450581
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9494, -1.3135
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SE 45 SE BILTON IN AINSTY MAIN STREET
4/6 Former Wesleyan Methodist
Chapel with retaining
Former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel and retaining wall. 1826. Coursed squared
limestone, slate roof. 1 x 2 bays, single storey. Gabled street elevation
has central 6-panelled door below flat stone arch. Above the entrance: a
C20 small-pane window in original opening with splayed voussoirs to flat
arch and projecting sill. Below the sill a raised plaque is inscribed:
"Wesleyan / Methodist Chapel / 1826". Shaped kneelers; gable copings.
Blind south gable wall. Both side elevations have two 16-pane sashes with
flat arches and sills as front. Front retaining wall: coursed limestone,
triangular coping; approximately 1.2 metres high, ramped down to gateway.
A memorial to Rev F Wilson, a missionary to Tonga, was removed to the west
wall of St Helen's Church (qv) when the chapel closed.
Listing NGR: SE4515250581
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Source: English Heritage
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