Description: Chapeltown Methodist Church
Date Listed: 11 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335471
OS Grid Reference: SK3513596658
OS Grid Coordinates: 435135, 396658
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4655, -1.4722
SK39NE ECCLESFIELD LANE END
6/148 Chapeltown Methodist
Church. 1866. Dressed sandstone with numerous flush ashlar bands, Welsh
slate roof. 4-bay nave and chancel in one, north and south transept at
west end, east tower with stair turret to north in angle with nave. Gothic
Revival style, geometric tracery. Tower: 3 stages with tall offset
buttresses slightly set back from quoined arris. East door beneath 3-
light window. Clock above has pointed hoodmould with crockets and head
stops. Offset beneath 2nd stage, 2-light cusped and cinquefoiled louvres.
Large dragon gargoyles linked by indented cornice. Octagonal corner
turrets linked by arcaded balustrade. Nave: diagonal buttresses to
east end. 2-light cusped and quatrefoiled window to each bay, offset
buttresses between. Moulded eaves course. Transepts similar: central
doorway with shouldered lintel beneath decorative wallstone panel.
Recessed rose window with 8 quatrefoils and central octofoil. Square-
cut gable copings. West end: to left, external steps to transept
gallery. Chancel has shallow apsidal projection with chamfered plinth
and three 2-light windows. Coped gable, short decorative end stack.
Listing NGR: SK3513596658
Source: English Heritage
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