MOUNT SION METHODIST CHURCH AND HOUSE ATTACHED

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1254018
Date first listed:
23-Nov-1973
Statutory Address:
MOUNT SION METHODIST CHURCH AND HOUSE ATTACHED, PER LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
MOUNT SION METHODIST CHURCH AND HOUSE ATTACHED, PER LANE

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

District:
Calderdale (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SE0679529694

Details

SE 02 NE 679/4/334 23.11.73 PER LANE (North side) Mount Sion Methodist Church And House Attached

II*

Chapel and attached house. 1773, chapel rebuilt 1815, interior refitted c1870. Dressed stone with ashlar dressings and stone slate roofs with coped gables with moulded kneelers. 2 stone stacks and metal ventilator. Chapel has main south front with 2 round arched windows with margin light glazing flanked by single round arched doorways with impost blocks and keystones, each with a plank door and partly boarded fanlight. Central vesica shaped plaque inscribed "This chapel was rebuilt in the year 1815". Above a reset sundial dated 1773 and inscribed "Mount Sion". Above 4 further round arched windows with margin light glazing. East elevation has 2 round arched windows with margin light glazing to each floor, above a central semi-circular window with keystone and similar glazing. North elevation has large semi-circular apse flanked by single flat-headed windows with similar margin light glazing to each floor. Apse has single small window to ground floor and above 2 round headed windows with margin light glazing and keystones. INTERIOR has fine quality Victorian fittings including galleries on 3 sides supported on cast iron columns. Elaborate central reading desk with right staircase with cast iron balustrade. Behind choir gallery and organ in semi-circular apse topped with the date 1773. Minister's house to west, 2 storey with render side and rear. Quoins. South front has projecting gabled porch to left and single 5-light ashlar mullion window and above single similar 5-light window. West gable elevation has single small fixed light and upper 2-light casement. North front has doorway to right with ashlar surround and 5-light mullion window to left. Above a 3-light and a 2-light mullion window.

Listing NGR: SE0679529694

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
437335
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: 27 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15336/36
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Nigel Wood. Source Historic England Archive
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