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Priory Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Town, Doncaster

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5219 / 53°31'18"N

Longitude: -1.1352 / 1°8'6"W

OS Eastings: 457433

OS Northings: 403149

OS Grid: SE574031

Mapcode National: GBR NWJQ.17

Mapcode Global: WHDD2.JQNX

Entry Name: Priory Methodist Church

Listing Date: 5 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335072

Location: Doncaster, DN1

County: Doncaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Town

Built-Up Area: Doncaster

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Doncaster St George

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

TOWN OF DONCASTER PRINTING OFFICE STREET
SE 5703 SW (south side)

6/76 Priory Methodist Church

GV II

Methodist church. 1832 by William Hurst, with minor later alterations. Painted
ashlar and stucco with slate roof. Large galleried hall to rear of central.
hallway with side staircases. Two storeys, 5 bays. Plinth. Horizontal
rustication to ground floor, three central bays slightly advanced, taller central
bay flanked by recessed, narrower bays. Each bay has rusticated corner
pilasters; frieze, with triglyphs over the pilasters; moulded cornice and
blocking course; central bay with central anthemion. All have elaborately
panelled double leaf doors below panelled lintels and radial glazed fan lights,
set in semi-circular openings with rusticated voussoris. Side bays have unequal
hung 25 pane sashes below flat arches of rusticated voussoirs. Wide first
floor band and narrow sill band to 5 pilastered semi-circular headed windows
set in semi-circular headed recesses with C19 leaded glazing. Eaves band,
with plain frieze and moulded cornice over. Parapet has moulded plinth and
is stepped up over central 3 bays with long recessed panel inscribed 'Priory
Methodist Church', over this is a cornice with blocking course which is stepped
up to centre and inscribed 1832, central anthemion over. Side bay parapets
have smaller recessed panels and moulded copings. Hipped roof. Interior
has open well staircases to either side of hall with barley twist balusters.
Chapel has panelled gallery on all four sides with curved ends, supported
by thin cast iron columns. Apse to far end flanked by paired giant pilasters-.
Large original ceiling rose and medallioned cornice. Most of these features
now obscured by lower C20 ceiling. NMR photographs.


Listing NGR: SE5743303149

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