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Zion Hill Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Tisbury, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0665 / 51°3'59"N

Longitude: -2.0763 / 2°4'34"W

OS Eastings: 394747

OS Northings: 129683

OS Grid: ST947296

Mapcode National: GBR 2YD.3VP

Mapcode Global: FRA 66J9.JX0

Entry Name: Zion Hill Chapel

Listing Date: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146021

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321006

Location: Tisbury, Wiltshire, SP3

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Tisbury

Built-Up Area: Tisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Tisbury St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

TISBURY CUFF'S LANE
ST 92 NW (north side)

4/217 Zion Hill Chapel

GV II

Congregational chapel, now redundant. 1842. Limestone ashlar
with Welsh slate roof. Early C13 style, consists of nave with
gallery over entrance at south end. Gabled south front with
central gabled porch with stepped coping and octagonal pinnacles,
double pointed planked doors with quatrefoil over, 2-light plate
tracery window either side to porch, 2-light plate tracery windows
to ground floor and to gallery with 3 stepped lancets to centre of
first floor, quatrefoil over, stepped coped verge with pilasters
carried up to octagonal corner pinnacles. Left and right returns
have two pairs of lancets with hoodmoulds and buttresses between.
North end has gabled vestry with pair of lancets either side and
three stepped lancets over, corner pilasters carried up to
pinnacles on stepped verge of gable.
Interior has gallery with panelled front, on two cast-iron columns,
reredos and reading desk retained at north end, all pews removed.
Entrance vestibule has pair of stone staircases with cast-iron
handrails to gallery, flanking pointed double doors to nave.
Occupies a prominent hill site overlooking the Nadder Valley.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975)


Listing NGR: ST9474729683

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