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Latitude: 52.0576 / 52°3'27"N
Longitude: 1.15 / 1°8'59"E
OS Eastings: 616046
OS Northings: 244600
OS Grid: TM160446
Mapcode National: GBR TMP.X4Y
Mapcode Global: VHLBS.WJ9Z
Entry Name: Wesleyan Methodist Church
Listing Date: 6 April 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1237359
English Heritage Legacy ID: 428595
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1
District Council Ward: Alexandra
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Ipswich St Mary at the Elms
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
1260 MUSEUM STREET
TM 1644 NW 1/130A Wesleyan Methodist Church
Wesleyan Methodist Church. 1860. Designed by Frederick J Barnes, in the Gothic Revival style. Kentish rag stone with ashlar dressings facade with brick rear. Slate roof with moulded coped gables and finials. Chamfered plinth. Street facade has gabled west end incorporating porch and side wings. Central triple pointed arch loggia, with moulded arches supported on quatrefoil pillars and matching responds. Corner clasping buttresses with gabled tops. Above a single 4-light, pointed arch window with elaborate geometrical tracery and a chamfered cill band. Above again a small circular window with trefoil tracery. Eitherside are single staircases rising outwards and with triple arched stepped arcades supported on small pillars. Beyond are slightly projecting gabled side wings with pointed arch doorways in moulded surrounds and 6 panel doors with trefoil fan-lights. Above small triple pointed arch arcades, then a chamfered band and a gable containing a blind trefoil, and surmounted by a cross finial.
Interior reputedly modernised c1960. Included for group value only.
Listing NGR: TM1604644600
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