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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: 1141874



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bude-Stratton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-Sep-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 64740

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11/232 Central Methodist Chapel -

- II

Methodist Chapel. 1878-1880, vestry 1886, alterations circa 1912. Ritual east end fittings 1924, alteration to ritual west end 1962. Torquay limestone with Bathstone dressings and slate roofs. Free Italianate Romanesque style chapel has shallow chancel, gabled porch on ritual south side and shallow gabled transepts towards the (ritual) west end. Moulded impost string at sill level of chapel and wide band under moulded string at the springing of the window arches which have wide stone architraves. Coped gables have order of blind round-headed east window, the central light flanked by engaged columns with waterleaf capitals. Carved angel in (ritual) east gable of nave. 5 + 2 windows to (ritual) north side with rose window in the gable of the transept. Moulded stone chimney in (ritual) north side corbelled out below the impost band. Porch on (ritual) south side has round-headed doorway with date of 1880 over and 1 light round-headed window in gable with carved label stops. Lean-to vestry on (ritual) south side has round-headed doorway, 2 rectangular recessed windows and 2 circular windows in wide stone architraves. Addition at ritual west end gabled to west, preserves Romanesque style but has no impost band. Ventilators under hipped slate roofs on roof. Interior. Flat rib and panel roof. (Ritual) east end fittings circa 1924 include carved rostrum. Organ in chancel. The church seems originally to have been a church with schoolroom to the west, church extended into former schoolroom circa 1912. In 1962 the former west porch was altered to form an entrance hall.

Listing NGR: SS2078906344

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National Grid Reference: SS 20789 06344


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