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Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
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SW 70125 42078


REDRUTH WESLEY STREET SW 74 SW (south side) 11/316 Redruth Methodist Church GV II Methodist church. Dated 1826 in gable. Granite ashlar facade; otherwise, slobbered granite rubble; slate roof. Rectangular plan, 6 x 8 bays, gable to road. Two storeys and 6 bays, symmetrical, in simple classical style; the pedimented facade has a 1st floor band (carried round the whole), and a 4-bay ground floor colonnade between projected porches to the 1st and 6th bays; the porches, which are of channelled masonry, rectangular in plan and flat-roofed, each have a large round-headed doorway with rusticated voussoirs and large keystone; the colonnade, of slender Tuscan columns with a plain frieze, protects round-headed doorways in the 2nd and 5th bays, and round-headed windows in the 3rd and 4th bays; all these doorways have panelled double doors with quadrantal overlights; between the windows is an added war memorial. The 1st floor has 6 round- headed windows, and the pedimented gable contains panels with raised lettering:- "WESLEY" "1826" "CHAPEL" and added lettering below this:- "REDRUTH METHODIST CHURCH" " The return walls have 8 round-headed windows on each floor. Interior: a continuous gallery carried on fluted iron columns with foliated capitals, the gallery front having rounded open panels containing cast bronze open-work; flat ceiling with pierced roundels; very ornate late C19 pulpit, and on the wall behind this, 3 round-headed wooden Commandment Tables; large and ornamental organ case mounted on gallery above pulpit.

Listing NGR: SW7012542078

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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 28 Aug 2006
Reference: IOE01/15999/29
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Ivor Corkell. Source Historic England Archive
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