Windsor Methodist Church

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1254413
Date first listed:
16-May-1990
Statutory Address:
Windsor Methodist Church, Clarence Road, Windsor

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Location

Statutory Address:
Windsor Methodist Church, Clarence Road, Windsor

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

District:
Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 96195 76592

Details

SU 9676 NW 2/250

WINDSOR CLARENCE ROAD (south side) Windsor Methodist Church

GV II

Wesleyan Methodist Church. Dated 1876. By Morris and Stallwood; builder G Ravell. Rock-faced Bargate rubblestone brought to course with Bath stone dressings; Welsh slate roof with decorative bands of fish-scale slates, ashlar coping and finials, red tile ridges.

Six-bay nave with gallery around three sides, the north bay incorporating entrance vestibule and two stairs up to gallery; hall and vestry cross-wing range across south end. In Gothic style having chamfered plinth, sill strings, offset buttresses, dentilled eaves band. Plate-traceried windows of paired cusped lights, those to gallery with octafoils in heads and set in gablets; some coloured glass. Entrances, at west end of north side and at north end of east side, have porches with arches of two orders carried by foliage-capitaled columns; double board doors with decorative iron hinges.

North (Clarence Road) elevation: three bays, right bay with porch below cinquefoil; left bay with stair-window of three lights, stepped at base, and octafoil; and central bay with three one-light windows below large window of five lights and cinquefoils.

East elevation; right bay projects and has porch below circular window with trefoils and hoodmould; shaped feature to left gable of nave; projecting gabled two-bay cross-wing on left has windows as nave and paired pointed-arched louvres to apex.

West elevation as east, but with canted bay at left end with stair window (as before). Rear plainer, having chamfered square-headed openings; two board doors with two-light overlights linked by windows of one, four and one lights; three two-light windows above and one at mid-height to either side.

Interior: gallery supported by octagonal wooden columns, and having front of board panels with fretted tops. Arch-braced roof trusses. Original pews. Original organ, moved to south end. Foundation stone in entrance vestibule. Print in vestry shows church formerly had tall spire at north end.

Listing NGR: SU9619576592

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
40631
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
British Geological Survey, Strategic Stone Study, accessed 05/02/2020 from https://www.bgs.ac.uk/mineralsuk/buildingStones/StrategicStoneStudy/EH_atlases.html

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 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/04054/19
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