Trinity Methodist Church And Hall

Date:
16 May 2000
Location:
Trinity Methodist Church And Hall, Cheam Road, Sutton, Greater London, SM1 1SN
Reference:
IOE01/00053/35
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

CHEAM ROAD 1.

4430 (North Side) Trinity Methodist Church and Hall TQ 2564 16/27 II 2.

1907. Complex of buildings in Gothic style designed by Gordon and Gunton. Kentish ragstone with Bath stone dressings. Plain tile roofs. Hall at north end on east-west axis linked to Church at south end on north-south axis. Church with nave, polygonal apse at north end, transepts, side aisles and south-west tower. Single-light cusped headed windows with quatrefoils to nave; side-aisle windows of 2 lights; buttresses; transept window 3-lights wide and 3-lights deep. Projecting from north-west end of nave a wing with semi-octagonal west end and pointed roof; each facet of west end flanked by a buttress and in each facet 2 tiers of fenestration, each window of 2-lights. Windows to the apse of the main church are taller, also of 2-lights. The south-west tower of the church is the most striking architectural feature of the building and is important as a landmark; tall square tower with a pierced 2-light opening in earth side, pierced parapet, angle buttresses with pinnacles and a short spire supported by carved buttresses with ball flower ornament.

Flight of steps leads up to entrance in base of tower.

Hall: west end of 1-storey with polygonal structure against west gable wall.

Each bay of north and south fronts of western part flanked by buttresses; 4-light windows set within pointed arch with battered reveals. Stringcourse and parapet; bellcote on ridge. At east end; a 2-storey wing with projecting bay with spire and gables to each side at west end; to east of this, 2 bays with 3-light windows on ground floor and an 8-light window above.

Listing NGR: TQ2586164058

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Philpott_Patricia IOE Records for Philpott, Patricia; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Miss Patricia Philpott. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Philpott, Patricia

Rights Holder: Philpott, Patricia

Keywords

Bath Stone, Tile, Victorian Church Hall, Civil, Meeting Hall, Public Building, Methodist Chapel, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Nonconformist Chapel, Chapel, Place Of Worship