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TOWNSHEND METHODIST CHURCH AND ASSOCIATED WALLS, GATE PIERS AND GATES

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: TOWNSHEND METHODIST CHURCH AND ASSOCIATED WALLS, GATE PIERS AND GATES

List entry Number: 1142190

Location

TOWNSHEND METHODIST CHURCH AND ASSOCIATED WALLS, GATE PIERS AND GATES

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Crowan

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Aug-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 65880

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Details

SW 53 SE CROWAN TOWNSHEND

3/176 Townshend Methodist Church and - associated walls, gate piers and gates GV II

Methodist chapel and associated walls, gate piers and gates. 1871. Painted rubble walls with dressed granite quoins, jambstones, sills and lintels. Some slate sills and brick arches. Dry Delabole slate roof with gable ends, the front gable in the form of a pediment. Plan : square aisle-less plan with gallery to 3 sides, extended at the rear (east) circa late C19, to accommodate organ and vestry. 2 storey elevations. West entrance front has central round-headed doorway, 2 first floor (gallery) round-headed windows and the gable in the form of a pediment with brick dentils to the cornice. In the middle of the pediment is a round-headed date plaque with dentils under the hoodmould. Pair of doors and the side elevations each have 2 windows to each floor, the ground floor windows are flat-headed and the first floor windows are round-headed. All original horned sashes with glazing bars, the first floor windows have fanlight heads. War memorial in front, right. Interior : contemporary round-ended gallery and rostrum with shaped brackets under, all carried on Doric columns. Original box pews. In front of the chapel are low coped walls with splat balustrades. Entrances to middle and left, both with granite monolithic square-on-plan piers. Wrought-iron gates : the middle gate has shaped top rail and scrolled and acanthus detail; the gate left, is braced and has spiked bars and adjoining the rear left of the chapel is a similar gate with granite piers. Sources : Christopher Stell,RCHM, Inventory of non-conformist chapels to be. published by HMSO.

Listing NGR: SW5919632931

This List entry has been amended to add the source for War Memorials Register. This source was not used in the compilation of this List entry but is added here as a guide for further reading, 16 August 2017.

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Stell, C, An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in South West England, (1991)
Websites
War Memorials Register, accessed 16 August 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/69066

National Grid Reference: SW 59196 32931

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