Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1116201

Date first listed: 06-Jun-1951



Ordnance survey map of WHITFIELD'S TABERNACLE
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District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: ST 64931 73903


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1. 5118 EX-KINGSWOOD UD PARK ROAD (west side) Whitfield's Tabernacle ST 6473 9/173 6.6.51. I 2. Important survival, though relatively modest, of the C18 evangelical movement. Built 1741, enlarged 1802. Rendering on rubble, pantile roof in 3 hipped sections lying from front to rear, centre section slightly higher than side sections, eaves all round. Entrance elevation to Park Road has 3 cambered-headed window openings on upper level and 3 flat-headed openings to lower level, sashes with glazing bars in exposed wooden frames. Plain square headed door opening to right with recessed door. Bronze plaque reads: "This building was erected by - George Whitfield BA and John Cennick AD 1741 - it is - Whitfield's first tabernacle, the oldest existing memorial to his great share in the 18th century revival." Right hand end elevation has 2 plain doors, one at each end, and cambered head window above, 3 tall semi-circular headed windows to the centre, sashes with glazing bars, in exposed wood frames. Mid C19 2 storey vestry and committee room extension to west. Interior: Gallery on 3 sides on corner columns with palmette caps; panelled galleries, one panel being the original preaching stone. The original building has the central roof, the flanking ones being added 1802 with the galleries.

Listing NGR: ST6493173903


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