This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
PENISTONE WANCHESTER ROAD SE20SW (west side, off), Millhouse 3/30 Dissenters Chapel and 23rd June 1965 former Minster's house at Bullhouse
Non-conformist chapel (formerly Presbyterian). Dated 1692, cottage slightly later. For Elkanah Rich of Bullhouse Hall. Deeply-coursed stone. Stone slate roof. Rectangular plan of single storey, 5 bays with 2-storey cottage attached to rear right. Chamfered plinth. Central gabled porch whose entrance has elliptical head and moulded surround. The inner doorway has a shallow segmental head with inscribed keystone: "APRIL 18 ANOD 1692" Heavy, 4-panel, double studded door. Double-chamfered cross-windows to each side with round-arched lights and sunken spandrels. Later buttress between bays 4 and 5. Moulded eaves cornice, moulded gable copings on cut kneelers.
Ball finials to apexes. Rear elevation plain. Left return: a 3 + 3 light transomed window. Right return: two cross-windows detailed as front; the cottage is set back slightly and has a 2-light window to each floor, detailed as before. The entrance is within a later lean-to addition to right side, with a 4-panel door.
Interior: plaster ceiling. Three cased tie-beams braced to short wall posts on stone corbels. Hexagonal panelled pulpit, probably original, with tester.
C19 pews. Panelled dado probably made from earlier pews. The minster's house has C19 or early C20 fittings including a fold-down stair.
C. Stell, "Bullhouse Chapel, Penistone", Archaelooical Journal, Vol 137, 1980, p99.
Listing NGR: SE2113602653
© Mrs Barbara A West. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: West, Barbara A
Rights Holder: West, Barbara A
Stone, Stuart House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling, Nonconformist Chapel, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Chapel, Place Of Worship, Date Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative Monument
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