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Central Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Chesterfield, Derbyshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088234

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83454

Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40

County: Derbyshire

District: Chesterfield

Town: Chesterfield

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

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Listing Text

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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