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THE OLD CHAPEL INCLUDING FRONT COURTYARD WALL, GATE PIERS AND GATE

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: THE OLD CHAPEL INCLUDING FRONT COURTYARD WALL, GATE PIERS AND GATE

List entry Number: 1142147

Location

THE OLD CHAPEL INCLUDING FRONT COURTYARD WALL, GATE PIERS AND GATE

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Sithney

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Jul-1957

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Aug-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 65978

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History

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Details

SW 62 NW SITHNEY CHURCHTOWN, Sithney

7/303 The Old Chapel (formerly listed as - Methodist Chapel) including front 10.7.57 courtyard wall, gate piers and gate GV II

Methodist chapel now a house including front courtyard walls, gate piers and gate. 1859. Roughly coursed killas rubble front with dressed granite quoins, jambstones, sills and roof with cast iron ogee gutters and downpipes. Plan : rectangular aisless plan with galleries. 2 storey elevations. The symmetrical hipped front has central ground floor doorway with double doors and 2 first floor windows to light the gallery. Each side wall has 3 ground floor and 3 first floor windows, all original 16-pane hornless sashes in thein original openings. Interior not inspected but said to have original gallery. In front of the chapel is a walled courtyard with slurried rubble-coped rubble walls on 3 sides; one of the walls is parallel to the front of the chapel screening the doorway; another wall returning towards the front on the left and linked to the entrance wall beside the road. In the middle of the entrance wall is a gateway with round-headed square-on-plan granite monolithic gate piers and original wrought iron gate. The gate has roundels to the lock rail, a top rail ramped up to a point and spear head finials. A delightfully simple Methodist chapel and externally unaltered. Source: Christopher Stell, RCHM, from an inventory of non-conformist chapels, to be published by HMSO.

Listing NGR: SW6360228882

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Stell, C, An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in South West England, (1991)

National Grid Reference: SW 63602 28882

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