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Latitude: 53.2371 / 53°14'13"N
Longitude: -1.4284 / 1°25'42"W
OS Eastings: 438250
OS Northings: 371273
OS Grid: SK382712
Mapcode National: GBR 697.5P5
Mapcode Global: WHDF9.1W3Q
Entry Name: Central Methodist Church
Listing Date: 15 July 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1088234
English Heritage Legacy ID: 83454
Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40
District Council Ward: St Leonard's
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Chesterfield St Mary and All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Derby
5169 (South Side)
Central Methodist Church
SK 3871 SW 1/102 15.7.76.
1870. On site of earlier chapel. Renaissance facade. Ashlar with plinth, sill
and impost bands cornice frieze and modillion cornice. Giant portico advanced
under pediment with modillion cornice and palmette finial. 2 Ionic columns and
square outer pilasters. 2 storeys. 3 round arched windows with moulded archivolts
separated by pilasters. Ground floor has 3 windows with segmental arches and moulded
architraves. 3 advanced 6 panelled doors under portico, set under broken pediments
and with moulded architraves. Hanging lamp above each on curved and scrolled brackets.
6 steps approach. At each side of portico, 1 window on each floor, top round arched
with archivolt, ground floor flat arched, with moulded architrave under cornice.
Red brick sides with modillion eaves cornice, white brick eaves and band at ground
and 1st floor sills. Rusticated plinth 7 windows. Interior. Panelled semi-circular
balcony on timber and iron pillars with composite capitals. Pews with tall round
arched end boards. Cast iron semi-circular rail to dais and richly carved pulpit.
organ set above. Gallery has plain high backed pews. Coffered ceiling. In building
staircases with 2 turned balusters on each step and some 6 panelled doors.
Listing NGR: SK3825071273
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