Methodist Chapel

29 May 2003
Methodist Chapel, Chapel Lane, Churcham, Forest Of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL19 3EJ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SO 71 NW CHURCHAM CHAPEL LANE, Birdwood (west side)

10/14 Methodist Chapel


Methodist Chapel; about 1814: Flemish-bond brickwork, ashlar quoins, rubble stone plinth: rear gable rendered, apparently on stone: tiled roof. 3 windows long, gable to road. Gable plain: central gabled, single-storey porch, late C19 addition: blue brick plinth, pointed head to boarded door, blue-brick voussoirs, stone springers and keystone. Small lancet window in sides of porch, also on left in main gable: each wooden frame, voussoirs and keystone over doorway. Above porch a central projection in gable rises to just short of ridge: may be a former chimney. Right return 2 rows of windows, semi-circular heads, brick-on-edge voussoirs, timber mullion and transom, one top-hung iron casement, leaded lights. Central window in lower row originally a doorway.

Late C19 leanto on left return probably built as Sunday School: C20 extensions at rear.

Interior flat ceiling, gallery across road gable, with simply- panelled front, supported 2 C20 iron columns: access by dogleg stair. Forms group with Birdwood House opposite (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO7421718700


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0221 IOE Records taken by Michael J H Bowden; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Michael J. H. Bowden. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Bowden, Michael J. H.

Rights Holder: Bowden, Michael J. H.


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