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Wesleyan Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Ipswich, Suffolk

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237359

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428595

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1

County: Suffolk

District: Ipswich

Town: Ipswich

Electoral Ward/Division: Alexandra

Built-Up Area: Ipswich

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

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Listing Text

(west side)
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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