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Tudhoe Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Spennymoor, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7146 / 54°42'52"N

Longitude: -1.5881 / 1°35'17"W

OS Eastings: 426634

OS Northings: 535588

OS Grid: NZ266355

Mapcode National: GBR KFBX.ZQ

Mapcode Global: WHC4X.KRZL

Entry Name: Tudhoe Methodist Church

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322853

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112253

Location: Spennymoor, County Durham, DL16

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Spennymoor

Built-Up Area: Spennymoor

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Tudhoe

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


NZ 23 NE SPENNYMOOR FRONT STREET
(East side)
Tudhoe Colliery

2/47 Tudhoe Methodist
Church

II

Primitive Methodist chapel, now Methodist chapel, with rear schoolroom. 1870
by the miners of Tudhoe Colliery. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar
dressings, plinth and quoins; rear and part of left return rubble. Welsh
slate roof with stone gable copings. Italianate style. One storey, 3 bays.
Central gabled porch contains 4-panel door and plain fanlight in raised stone
surround, with dripmould on impost blocks of round head. Eroded flat-oval
panel above door. Gable coping, stepped at mid-slope, rests on small curved
kneelers. Flanking paired sash windows are in similar style. Right return
to lane has 2 round-headed windows, and round window in gable peak, with plain
stone surrounds. Wide roof has small ridge ventilator; ball finials on gable
copings, the left with mid-slope steps, on small curved kneelers. Rear one-
storey extension.

Interior: painted plaster with painted ashlar dressings and boarded dado;
boarded panelled ceiling with cast iron ventilators. Tiered panelled pews
with Gothic-style shaped ends; similar quadrant choir pews at west end flank
semicircular organ wall, with 3 two-centred arches, under flower-stopped
dripmoulds, framing groups of pipes and console. Panelled balustrade with
central pulpit projection; side steps have ramped moulded handrail, on tapered
fluted newels, continuous with balustrade; semicircular communion rail on
twist-and-scroll cast-iron balusters. Brass first World War memorial plaque
on south wall beside 6-panel door to Sunday School room.
Included for historic interest.


Listing NGR: NZ2663435588


This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 17 August 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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