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Dissenters Chapel and Former Minster's House at Bullhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Penistone, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.5201 / 53°31'12"N

Longitude: -1.6827 / 1°40'57"W

OS Eastings: 421136

OS Northings: 402653

OS Grid: SE211026

Mapcode National: GBR JWPQ.HV

Mapcode Global: WHCBP.3SZ8

Entry Name: Dissenters Chapel and Former Minster's House at Bullhouse

Listing Date: 23 June 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314708

English Heritage Legacy ID: 334060

Location: Penistone, Barnsley, S36

County: Barnsley

Civil Parish: Penistone

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thurlstone St Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(west side, off),
3/30 Dissenters Chapel and
23rd June 1965 former Minster's house
at Bullhouse


Non-conformist chapel (formerly Presbyterian). Dated 1692, cottage slightly
later. For Elkanah Rich of Bullhouse Hall. Deeply-coursed stone. Stone
slate roof. Rectangular plan of single storey, 5 bays with 2-storey cottage
attached to rear right. Chamfered plinth. Central gabled porch whose
entrance has elliptical head and moulded surround. The inner doorway has a
shallow segmental head with inscribed keystone:
Heavy, 4-panel, double studded door. Double-chamfered cross-windows to each
side with round-arched lights and sunken spandrels. Later buttress between
bays 4 and 5. Moulded eaves cornice, moulded gable copings on cut kneelers.
Ball finials to apexes. Rear elevation plain. Left return: a 3 + 3 light
transomed window. Right return: two cross-windows detailed as front; the
cottage is set back slightly and has a 2-light window to each floor,
detailed as before. The entrance is within a later lean-to addition to right
side, with a 4-panel door.

Interior: plaster ceiling. Three cased tie-beams braced to short wall posts
on stone corbels. Hexagonal panelled pulpit, probably original, with tester.
C19 pews. Panelled dado probably made from earlier pews. The minster's
house has C19 or early C20 fittings including a fold-down stair.

C. Stell, "Bullhouse Chapel, Penistone", Archaelooical Journal, Vol 137,
1980, p99.

Listing NGR: SE2113602653

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