Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1158020

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1987



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District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Luxulyan

National Grid Reference: SX 05260 61229


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LUXULYAN SX 06 SE 3/145 Gunwen Methodist Church - GV II

Methodist church. Dated 1869. Granite rubble with brick dressings, partly rendered, with slate roof with gable end to front and rear. Plan : the church is of 2 storeys, with a schoolroom at ground floor and auditorium at first floor. At the liturgical west end (front gable end) there is a doorway now leading to the schoolroom. This probably originally gave access to an internal porch with a stair or stairs to the auditorium. There is a later external-stair to the rear, leading directly to the first floor. 2 storeys, front gable end has central plain door with brick segmental head, 16-pane sash to right and left with brick surrounds and segmental heads. The first floor is slightly stepped back over a band course, and has 2 round-headed sashes in brick surrounds, of 16 panes with upper radial glazing bars. Recessed round-headed slate datestone above in brick surround with inscription in upper case-lettering: Wesleyan Chapel 1869. Bracketed eaves. Right side has two 16-pane sashes at ground floor, granite band course, upper storey rendered with 2 round-headed sashes as on front. Single storey porch with pitched roof to end right, with door to front and double doors to side; to the rear, this is extended over a straight stair to the upper level, with 16-pane sash at upper level lighting stair and gable at top of stair. The rear left of the auditorium has upper section of a round-headed sash, full round- headed sash to right. Single storey lean-to to right with slate roof. The left side has two 16-pane sashes at ground floor, upper level rendered with 2 round-headed sashes. Interior Not accessible at time of survey (June 1986).

Listing NGR: SX0526061229


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