Methodist Church, School Room, Coach House And Attached Walls

10 Jun 2000
Methodist Church, School Room, Coach House And Attached Walls, Front Street, Churchill, North Somerset, Somerset, BS25 5NG
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


8/80 Methodist Church, School Room, Coach House and attached Walls


Methodist Church, School Room and Coach House. Dated 1879 (on east gable end of School Room). By Foster and Wood of Bristol. Squared and coursed rockfaced rubble with flush ashlar quoins and dressings, stone copings, plain tile roofs and brick stacks. 3-bay church at right-angles to road to left-hand linked to 4-bay School Room by 4-bay corridor with service rooms. School Room further linked by loggia to porte cochere and Coach House. The complex forms an irregular L-shaped plan. Free-form Gothic style. Church with south-east porch and south apsidal ending with cusped openwork panelled parapets and crocketted pinnacles. Windows are 2 and 3-cusped lights of florid Perpendicular style. North-east staircase turret with pyramidal cap for gallery access. Interior. South gallery, barrel roof in nave, canted barrel roof in chancel. Contemporary fittings and stained glass in all windows. School Room with cross-mullion windows under gabled heads.

Some applied half-timbering with brick infil to east and west gable ends. Good dentil coursed bargeboards. Similar details to Coach House complex. Tall panelled brick stacks. Spear railings fence between buildings and graveyard.

Boundary walls, 1 metre high, with gate entrances to east and west ends with fine cast iron gas lamp standards. Further walls and railings to Coach House courtyard. The complex, built for Sidney Hill of Langford House (q.v.), makes a fine group with the Clock Tower.(q.v.).

Listing NGR: ST4435259773


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0144 IOE Records taken by Mike Bedingfield; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mike Bedingfield. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bedingfield, Mike

Rights Holder: Bedingfield, Mike


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