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Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 20438 45534


BOROUGHGATE 1. 5114 Otley Methodist Church SE 2045 1/260 II 2. C.1870 an imposing town chapel, built of fine ashlar. Monumental Italianate classical front of 5 bays with Palladian motife of interpenetrating pediment over side bays and 3 bay centre piece projecting with heavy moulded and bracketed pediment. 3 bay arcade to ground floor, archivolt arches with Doric columns engaged in jambs, panelled spandrels. Deep entablature and applied parapet to "piano mobile" with coupled quoin pilasters stay to main entablature. Triple arcade of windows to 1st floor, the centre taller, coupled pilaster jambs and keyed archivolt arches. The pediment has an oculus in scroll supported frame, acroterion on flanking dies and crowning vase 7 bay side elevations of rock faced "brick" with dentil cornice pediment, with similarly framed oculus to that on front, over centre 3 bays of each side. Fine interior with full oval gallery on cast iron foliate capped columns. Pierced wide pattern, decorating the low fronted pulpit centred in front of organ loft end of gallery. Box pews focused in radial curve on pulpit. Good plasterwork to compartmented ceiling. The whole is richly painted in white blue and gold.

Listing NGR: SE2043845534


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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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Date: 13 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04221/16
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