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Somerton Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Somerton, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0541 / 51°3'14"N

Longitude: -2.7297 / 2°43'46"W

OS Eastings: 348954

OS Northings: 128558

OS Grid: ST489285

Mapcode National: GBR MK.FS9M

Mapcode Global: FRA 565B.GDH

Entry Name: Somerton Methodist Church

Listing Date: 17 April 1959

Last Amended: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263044

Location: Somerton, South Somerset, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Somerton

Built-Up Area: Somerton (South Somerset)

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST4828 SOMERTON CP WEST STREET (North side)

9/236 Somerton Methodist Church
(formerly listed as Wesleyan
Chapel)

17.4.59

GV II

Methodist church. Dated 1845. Local lias stone cut and squared, Ham stone dressings; Welsh slate roof behind coped
gable, plain verges to rear. Single storey, front and side elevations 3 bays each. Tall Y-traceried windows with simple
arched labels, the centre on south gable elevation being shorter, set over matching archway with pair 4-panelled doors
and shaped solid panel with Y-tracery over; in gable a quatrefoil vent and a rectangular carved plaque with inscription
"Wesleyan Chapel 1845". Plain windows to side schoolroom extension to rear. Interior not seen. Chapel on site of or
close to, original house first licensed 1810; set well back from road, it is an important punctuation in the street
scene. (VCH, Volume III, 1974).


Listing NGR: ST4896028571

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