Methodist Church And Retaining Wall With Gate And Steps
- 1 Jun 2000
- Methodist Church And Retaining Wall With Gate And Steps, Stainburn Lane, Leathley, Harrogate, North Yorkshire
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
334/4/54 STAINBURN LANE 22-FEB-85 (South side) Methodist Church and retaining Wall wi th Gate and Steps
Methodist Chapel. 1826. Coursed gritstone, stone slate roof. Central, C20, panelled double doors flanked by large, 30-light sashes, all with plain surrounds. Inscription on square plaque above door has date 'MDCCCXXVI' and a quotation from Matthew 24 verse 14. Hipped roof and stack at rear left corner. Ramped retaining wall to south and east sides of the building, and a square-headed gateway with C20 board door with decorative hinges gives access on north side to Stainburn Lane. This gate is reached by a flight of 3 semicircular stone steps incorporating an iron boot-scraper. INTERIOR has original panelled wooden sloping pews with central stepped aisle. Wooden panelled pulpit with steps handrail and communion rail. Dado panelling to north wall with choir benches; corner fireplace now blocked.
Listing NGR: SE2343247183
© Mr Andrew Crompton. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Crompton, Andrew
Rights Holder: Crompton, Andrew
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