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Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Mere, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0915 / 51°5'29"N

Longitude: -2.2674 / 2°16'2"W

OS Eastings: 381366

OS Northings: 132498

OS Grid: ST813324

Mapcode National: GBR 0V3.HK2

Mapcode Global: FRA 6647.GH1

Entry Name: Methodist Church

Listing Date: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318641

English Heritage Legacy ID: 320184

Location: Mere, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Mere

Built-Up Area: Mere

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Mere St Michael the Archangel

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


ST 8032-8132 MERE NORTH STREET
(north side)

6/55 Methodist Church

II

Methodist Church. 1846, schoolroom 1874, interior modifications late C19.
Rock-faced coursed and squared limestone, Welsh slate roof; schoolroom plain
tile roof. Plain square chapel with gabled front to raised coping; schoolroom
at lower level added at north end. Front is two storeys, 3 windows; ground flor
has two small arched lights flanking central pair of plank doors under fanlight;
first floor has 3 lofty arched lights, all windows with central bar, hori-
zontals, and margin bars in concentric flush voussoirs and single set-back.
Door is in recessed 'orders' with impost block. Over centre top window a small
panel 'Methodist Church 1846'. Slight offset plinth, mid string, coped gable
with frieze band; at two-front corners clasp buttresses with two offsets. Sides
have two lofty arched lights similar to front. Schoolroom has central arched
door flanked by arched lights, and in north gable end a large Venetian window,
all these with leading. Interior: has panelled gallery on two very slender
cast-iron columns, pitch-pine pews, elaborate central reading desk, pulpit left,
organ right. A simple but unaltered chapel.


Listing NGR: ST8136632498

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