THE METHODIST CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1152188
Date first listed:
04-Oct-1973
Statutory Address:
THE METHODIST CHURCH, CHEAP STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE METHODIST CHURCH, CHEAP STREET

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

County:
Dorset
District:
West Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Sherborne
National Grid Reference:
ST 63809 16617

Details

CHEAP STREET 1. 1625 (South West Side) The Methodist Church ST 6316 1/319 II GV 2. 184l-2. Galleries and western end of Church added in 1862. Further extension added in 1884. Hwn stone East front has gable to middle section with giant buttresses to each side, window of 3 lancet lights, above it, a blind rose window flanked by blind lancet panels. Porch with wide pointed arch and gable. In recession to either side, lower lean-to additions have tall windows with pointed heads, and blind arcading. Return walls (to galleries) of rubble, 5 window bays. West extension of ashlar, semi-octagonal apse with tall 2-light cinquefoil window with round quatrefoil with dripmould over to each facet, buttress with offsets at-each angle. An external stair against the external stair of the main body of the church descends to the undercroft and also rises to an entrance in the north-easternmost facet of the apse. (See G H D Pitman "Exploring Sherborne", p 31).

Nos 54 and 56, Gate, lamp and overthrow between Nos 54 and 56, The Methodist Church and Nos 58 to 82 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6380916617

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
103918
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pitman, G H D , Exploring Sherborne31

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: 12 Aug 2000
Reference: IOE01/02304/05
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