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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.


List entry Number: 1205564



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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chard Town

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 13-Dec-1993

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 374096

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ST3308 FORE STREET 756-1/4/66 (South side) 29/07/76 Accolade Furnishing (Formerly Listed as: FORE STREET (South side) Slades Room (Auction Rooms))


Wesleyan chapel, now shop. c1814, passed to Wesleyan Reformers c1850, re-purchased by Wesleyans 1880 and superceded c1894. Stucco with stone hoodmoulds to pointed arches and coping to front-facing gable; slate roof. Gothic-Revival style. Facade is set-back from street with c1960 shopfront filling the space. First floor has tall central window of 4 x 6 panes flanked by 2 broader and lower windows of 5 x 3 panes; all have interlocking glazing bars infilling the Gothic arches. INTERIOR: original gallery around 3 sides, supported by chamfered square wooden columns. The staircase, with turned newel, has been repositioned. (Stell C: Non-Conformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in SW England: London: 1991-: P.171).

Listing NGR: ST3234608590

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Stell, C, An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in South West England, (1991), 171

National Grid Reference: ST 32351 08591


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