ALDERSHOT METHODIST CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1155955
Date first listed:
30-Apr-1981
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Feb-1989
Statutory Address:
ALDERSHOT METHODIST CHURCH, GROSVENOR ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ALDERSHOT METHODIST CHURCH, GROSVENOR ROAD

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

County:
Hampshire
District:
Rushmoor (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 86109 50662

Details

ALDERSHOT Grosvenor Road 5238 SV 8650 (West side) 5/32 Aldershot Methodist Church 30.4.81 II*

Non-conformist church (Methodist). 1875 (foundation stone). Local sandstone rubble with bathstone dressings, part brick at rear, slate roofs and crested ridge tiles. Nave with aisles, transepts, chancel, north-west tower. Mixed Gothic in character with Early Engilsh, Decorated and Perpendicular features. Main west window in good Early English with portal below. Another portal to 4 stage corner tower, lancet to second stage, triple lancet to third stage, clock, arcaded top in ashlar with crocketted pinnacles. Queens Road front has 3 aisle gables with reticulated windows; transept with large paired windows and rose above. Interior: Open and spacious with open hammerbeam roof. Very slender paired cast iron columns support 5 bay arcade of striped brick and stone pointed arches with clerestory above. Single taller column to the larger transept arches. Stone arch to polygonal chancel. Chancel lit by triple lancets. West gallery. Organ of 1906. Choir stalls and lectern 1932. otherwise pine furnishings which are apparently original. Transept galleries may have been removed. A little altered and decoratively designed Methodist church built for the important Victorian town of Aldershot. The exterior has important townscape value and is the only significant tower in the town.



Listing NGR: SU8612950636

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
137856
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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