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Broad Street Methodist Church and Attached Sunday School

A Grade II Listed Building in Spalding, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 52.788 / 52°47'16"N

Longitude: -0.1508 / 0°9'2"W

OS Eastings: 524802

OS Northings: 322764

OS Grid: TF248227

Mapcode National: GBR HX9.BNW

Mapcode Global: WHHMM.N5DZ

Entry Name: Broad Street Methodist Church and Attached Sunday School

Listing Date: 11 August 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067614

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438571

Location: South Holland, Lincolnshire, PE11

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Holland

Electoral Ward/Division: Spalding Castle

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Spalding

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Spalding St Mary and St Nicolas

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added:

TF 22 SW
722- /1/10028 Broad Street Methodist Church
and attached Sunday School


Methodist church and attached Sunday school. 1887. By F Boreham. Red brick with ashlar
dressings and Welsh slate roofs with decorative terracotta ridge tiles. Chamfered plinth. Church
entrance front has a pair of ashlar doorways which project slightly from facade, both have
pointed arch surrounds with moulded arches supported on pilasters with banding and stiff-leaf
capitals, plus pairs of C20 glazed doors with quatrefoil overlights. Each doorway is topped by
a decorated gable with carved angel kneelers and foliate finials. Behind these gables a band of
blind pointed arches continues in brick across the whole facade, and either side are single plain
lancets. Above a tall 4-light pointed arch window with rectilinear tracery, moulded brick hood
and ashlar impost band. Above in the gable a tiny ventilation lancet. Either side of this central
section are octagonal turrets each topped with a stone spire. Beyond single storey stair wings,
each with doorways with gabled ashlar surrounds, pilaster jambs and carved foliate heads, C19
plank doors with ornate iron hinges. Above each door a pair of thin lancets, and an ashlar
parapet decorated with trefoils. The ends of these wings have a single lancet and above a circular
window under a gable. The side facades each have 8 windows arranged 2:4:2 the 2 central
gables each have 2 tall lancets divided at gallery level and topped with a circular window under
a coped gable with brick buttresses between and either side each topped by an ashlar finial. The
flanking 2 windows on each side are flat headed and divided at gallery level. INTERIOR
retains almost all its original interior fittings. Including the U-shaped wooden gallery with
panelled front supported on ornate iron columns, and the similar upper columns which support
the original wooden roof Wooden pews survive throughout, wooden reading desk and altar
table also survive. Behind a chamfered and pointed arch contains the organ with its own shallow
gallery also with panelled front. The windows retain their simple patterned stained glass. Sunday
school, to the north-west, has a 4 window gabled front, arranged 1:2:1. The central 2 windows
have tall 2-light lancets divided at first floor level by terracotta panels with plain ashlar tracery,
and linked by impost and cill bands. Above a central circular window in moulded brick
surround with 4 circle ashlar tracery. The wide coped gable has carved kneelers and a finial.
Either side are single 2-light windows with ashlar mullions and segment brick heads, linked by
a flush ashlar cill band. The corners have brick buttresses with ashlar set-offs and eroded ashlar
finials. Beyond to the left a doorway with moulded brick head and plank door with overlight.

Listing NGR: TF2480222764

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