FORMER CHAPEL WITH FRONT WALLS AND STEPS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203562
Date first listed:
31-Dec-1974
Statutory Address:
FORMER CHAPEL WITH FRONT WALLS AND STEPS, TOWN END

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER CHAPEL WITH FRONT WALLS AND STEPS, TOWN END

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Middleton in Teesdale
National Grid Reference:
NY 94954 25381

Details

MIDDLETON IN TEESDALE TOWN END NY 9425 (North side)

24/125 Former Chapel 31/12/74 with front walls and steps

GV II

Primitive Methodist Chapel, now studio and house. 1872 dated on plaque at centre front. Pecked and margined coursed squared sandstone with raised quoins and ashlar dressings; hammer-dressed sandstone return. Welsh slate roof with stone copings. Gable end to road 2 storeys, 5 bays: 3-bay projecting centre, narrow outer bays. 3 steps, with dwarf side walls, up to prostyle porch with square columns and shaped pediment. Paired 8-panel doors. Flanking round- arched windows have keyed archivolts on impost blocks, Y-tracery wood heads and margin lights; outer bays blank. 5 similar windows on first floor, above continuous string. Keyed oculus in gable above panel from which PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHAPEL has been erased, but date remains. At eaves of centre section and outer bays are 4 panelled projecting plinths, on moulded bases, carrying small cupolas with ornamental iron cross finials; similar finial on gable peak. 5 bay returns have similar windows and buttresses between, running over the string. House door in rear bay.

Interior: 2 flights of stairs, with turned balusters, flank entrance and lead to gallery, on cast iron columns with fancy capitals, around 3 sides; floor now inserted in space between. Stucco panelled ceiling, with leafy corner decorations, partly damaged. Furnishings removed, but curved doors of orginal apse remain.

Listing NGR: NY9495425381

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
111926
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 26 Oct 1999
Reference: IOE01/01029/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Le Mare. Source Historic England Archive
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