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FORMER CHAPEL WITH FRONT WALLS AND STEPS

List Entry Summary

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

Name: FORMER CHAPEL WITH FRONT WALLS AND STEPS

List entry Number: 1203562

Location

FORMER CHAPEL WITH FRONT WALLS AND STEPS, TOWN END

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Middleton in Teesdale

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Dec-1974

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111926

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: NY 94954 25381

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