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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: 1146021



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Tisbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jul-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321006

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TISBURY CUFF'S LANE ST 92 NW (north side)

4/217 Zion Hill Chapel


Congregational chapel, now redundant. 1842. Limestone ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Early C13 style, consists of nave with gallery over entrance at south end. Gabled south front with central gabled porch with stepped coping and octagonal pinnacles, double pointed planked doors with quatrefoil over, 2-light plate tracery window either side to porch, 2-light plate tracery windows to ground floor and to gallery with 3 stepped lancets to centre of first floor, quatrefoil over, stepped coped verge with pilasters carried up to octagonal corner pinnacles. Left and right returns have two pairs of lancets with hoodmoulds and buttresses between. North end has gabled vestry with pair of lancets either side and three stepped lancets over, corner pilasters carried up to pinnacles on stepped verge of gable. Interior has gallery with panelled front, on two cast-iron columns, reredos and reading desk retained at north end, all pews removed. Entrance vestibule has pair of stone staircases with cast-iron handrails to gallery, flanking pointed double doors to nave. Occupies a prominent hill site overlooking the Nadder Valley. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST9474729683

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N , The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, (1975)

National Grid Reference: ST 94747 29683


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