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Former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel with Retaining Wall, Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton

Description: Former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel with Retaining Wall

Grade: II
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

Location: Main Street, Bickerton, North Yorkshire LS22 5ER

Locality: Bilton-in-Ainsty with Bickerton
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS22 5ER

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Listing Text

(south side)

4/6 Former Wesleyan Methodist
Chapel with retaining
22.10.86 wall

- II

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

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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