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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1130790



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Melbecks


Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Apr-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 322028

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MELBECKS GUNNERSIDE SD 99 NE 15/89 Methodist Chapel GV II

Wesleyan Methodist Chapel. Dated 1866. Coursed watershot rubble with ashlar dressings, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. 3 bays to front and sides. Openings have projecting ashlar surrounds with roll moulding to arrises. Ashlar plinth with bench mark, rusticated quoins. Central doorway has round-headed arch with imposts, voussoirs, keystone and double board doors. Windows: round-headed arch with imposts and keystone to surrounds, 8-pane sashes. First floor windows have sill band and a pair of windows over door. Band forms pediment on gable. In tympanum, plaque with inscription 'WESLEYAN METHODIST CHAPEL ERECTED 1866', and above it, circular opening with timber ventilation grille. Ashlar copings, at apex of gable a spiked ball with obelisk finial, on pedestal. Side elevations: on ground floor, sash windows with glazing bars in quoined surrounds, on first floor 8-pane sashes in round-headed surrounds. Interior: gallery on cast-iron columns, some original furnishings. Replaced chapel of 1789 on same site, and some tombstones in graveyard older than present building.

Listing NGR: SD9506298130

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National Grid Reference: SD 95062 98130


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