Central Methodist Church
- 26 Jul 2000
- Central Methodist Church, Daisy Hill, Dewsbury, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, WF13 1LF
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
DEWSBURY CB DAISY HILL SE 2421 NW (Dewsbury)
7/41 30/4/82 Central Methodist Church
Chapel. 1839. Recent internal alterations. Ashlar with rustication to ground floor, rock faced plinth, hammer dressed stone sides. 2 storeys with string course. 5-bay facade, the upper floor being framed in wide flat Tuscan pilasters. Frieze, moulded eaves cornice and blocking course, the centre of which is raised and has the word WESLEYAN in raised capitals. Five round arched 1st floor windows with marginal glazing. Outer ground floor windows the same with apron. Central ground floor window of stained glass and with memorial apron to 1st World War. Symmetrically placed double, panelled doors with semi-circular fanlight. Small flight of stone steps to each. Central tablet reads 'CENTENARY CHAPEL'. 6-bay side elevations with 1st floor windows as before, and square headed ground floor windows all with marginal glazing. To the left, a further 2 bays with hipped roof.
Interior: Formerly to seat 1100. Elliptical gallery on slender cast iron columns, now not in use and ceiling lowered to this level.
Original pews in gallery. Later C19 box pews downstairs. Organ gone.
Listing NGR: SE2441321715
© Mr Richard Turner. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Turner, Richard
Rights Holder: Turner, Richard
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