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Copse Road Chapel and Attached Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Clevedon, North Somerset

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Latitude: 51.4406 / 51°26'26"N

Longitude: -2.8609 / 2°51'39"W

OS Eastings: 340261

OS Northings: 171638

OS Grid: ST402716

Mapcode National: GBR JC.NH2Q

Mapcode Global: VH7C7.C1FZ

Entry Name: Copse Road Chapel and Attached Hall

Listing Date: 29 August 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468831

Location: Clevedon, North Somerset, BS21

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Clevedon

Built-Up Area: Clevedon

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

(North side)
Copse Road Chapel and
attached hall


Congregational Free Church. 1851; attributed to Foster and Wood of Bristol. Limestone rubble of 2 colours and with freestone dressings. Concrete tile roof with open pedimental gable ends and bracketed deep eaves and verges. STYLE: Italianate. PLAN: the auditoriwn lies north-south with rostnun at north end and gallery at south end; and a transept [now partitioned off] on the north end of the east side; entrance vestibule with gallery stair and church rooms on the east side and cellar under the north end. In 1877 a hall was built on the west side. EXTERIOR: the south front has tall tripartite round-headed window with keyblock, transom, bracketed cill continuing as band left and right and window frames with margin panes. Lower range on right with hipped roof with modillion eaves and round-headed doorway on front with keystone and imposts to narrow round-headed side lights; the doorway and side lights set in recessed panels; right-hand [east] return pairs of round-headed windows and transept to right with open pedimental gable, oculus and 2 tall round-headed windows; similarly gabled north end and rounded windows on west side with similar gable to left. The hall on west side has tripartite round-headed windows with moulded string at impost level and cornice above with date 1877 and anthemion antefixae above; hipped roof with wooden clerestory.
INTERIOR: open timber roof with carved tie-beams on corbels. Gallery with timber and wrought-iron balustrade [now glazed underneath]. Rostrum with coffered panels and pilastered corners. Seating replaced. Transept now partitioned from auditoriwn. Vestibule has gallery staircase with twisted balusters. Hall has scissor-braced roof

Listing NGR: ST4026171638

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