ZION HILL CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1146021
Date first listed:
06-Jul-1987
Statutory Address:
ZION HILL CHAPEL, CUFF'S LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ZION HILL CHAPEL, CUFF'S LANE

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Tisbury
National Grid Reference:
ST 94747 29683

Details

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

4/217 Zion Hill Chapel

GV II

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
321006
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/09436/08
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