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GWEEK METHODIST CHURCH INCLUDING WALLS, GATE PIERS AND GATES AT ROAD FRONT

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.

Name: GWEEK METHODIST CHURCH INCLUDING WALLS, GATE PIERS AND GATES AT ROAD FRONT

List entry Number: 1142085

Location

GWEEK METHODIST CHURCH INCLUDING WALLS, GATE PIERS AND GATES AT ROAD FRONT

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Gweek

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Jun-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66119

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SW 7026-7126 GWEEK GWEEK

10/138 Gweek Methodist Church including - walls, gate-piers and gates at road front

GV II

Methodist Chapel including walls, gate-piers and gates at road front. Dated 1887. Stucco. Scantle slate roof with coped gable end at the entrance front. Clay ridge tiles, some with finials. Plan: Rectangular aisle-less chapel over schoolroom basement with choir over vestry projection at the rear. Classical style features. Exterior: 2 storeys (chapel over basement schoolroom). Symmetrical 3 window west gable front with round-headed openings to first floor and 3 square-headed windows to ground floor (basement). Plinth and mid-floor band. Original windows with marginal panes. Larger central window has 2 round-headed lights with foiled tracery. Lower windows have overlights. Name plaque to centre of gable. Side walls have 3 windows to each floor, similar to front windows except that upper windows have segmental heads, 3-light rear (east) window has intersecting glazing. Interior: Complete interior with all of its original features including: segmental barrel ceiling with moulded plaster ribs and ornate central rose moulded round; choir (ritual chancel) arch ; canted rostrum with turned baluster stairs ; communion rail on ornate cast-iron stanchions ; pitch-pine pews with shaped ends (sloping gallery at west end) ; choir stalls and basement stair with stick balusters. Parallel to the front of the chapel is a low wall with dressed granite copings and ramps to changes of level for slope down to right. Square-on-plan, granite monlithic piers flank a wide gateway on the right and rise above the 3 bays of the low walls. Iron railings and gates with scrolled detail.

Listing NGR: SW7054026847

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National Grid Reference: SW 70540 26847

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