METHODIST CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL WITH FRONT WALLS STEPS RAILINGS AND GATES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1132146

Date first listed: 23-Jun-1989

Statutory Address: METHODIST CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL WITH FRONT WALLS STEPS RAILINGS AND GATES, CHAPEL STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of METHODIST CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL WITH FRONT WALLS STEPS RAILINGS AND GATES
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1132146 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 23-Oct-2018 at 13:14:23.

Location

Statutory Address: METHODIST CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL WITH FRONT WALLS STEPS RAILINGS AND GATES, CHAPEL STREET

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven (District Authority)

Parish: Grassington

National Park: YORKSHIRE DALES

National Grid Reference: SE 00325 64290

Summary

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

GRASSINGTON CHAPEL STREET SE 0064-0164 (east side) 8/16 Methodist Church and Sunday School with front walls, steps, railings and gates. II Church and Sunday School with attached front walls, railings and gate. 1811, refronted 1825, and later C19. Coursed squared gritstone, graduated stone slate roof. Quoins to school, left. Church of 2 tall storeys, 3 bays, gable to street, the ground floor raised above street level. Single- storey 2-bay school building to left, the main floor raised over half- basement. Church: central double board doors in projecting round-arched surround with keystone; blind fanlight. Flanking 6-pane windows with margin lights in similar round-arched surrounds with blind fanlight. First floor: 3 round-headed 6-pane windows in surrounds as ground floor; projecting band at sill and eaves level. Shaped kneelers, gable coping. School: 6-panel central door in plain stone surround with cornice, flanked by tall 2-light flat-faced mullion windows with 8-pane sashes. The sub- basement has a low board door and window to right and probably a blocked opening to left of the central steps. Stone gutter brackets, tall ashlar stack to ridge left, and a shorter stack to rear ridge, right, possibly rising from the eaves line of the church. Both school and church doors are reached by a flight of approximately 8 steps; the church forecourt has flanking walls approximately 2 metres high, stepped down across the front to 8 courses, approximately 1 1/2metres, with ridged coping stones and single blocks flanking the gateway. The railings are wavy, with acorn finials to the standards; the double gates have bars and dog-bars, single lock rails and scrolled tops. School front wall is approximately 1 metre high, with single block piers to the single leaf gate and stepped up on the left side to meet building frontage. Bulbous standards to front railings; ornate scrolled balusters support a handrail flanking the steps. Interior, church: 5 probably original cast-iron pillars support the gallery which is reached by stairs to left and right of the entrance lobby. 1825 and late C19 furnishings and large organ at the east end. Interior, school: boarded inner porch, large single room, small iron grate to fireplace against left wall. I. Goldthorpe, One Hundred Things to see on a walk through Grassington, 1988, (booklet).

Listing NGR: SE0032564290

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 324768

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Goldthorpe, I , One Hundred Things to See on a Walk Through Grassington, (1988)

End of official listing