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MEANWOOD METHODIST CHURCH

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: MEANWOOD METHODIST CHURCH

List entry Number: 1256207

Location

MEANWOOD METHODIST CHURCH, GREEN ROAD

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

County:

District: Leeds

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1996

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 465149

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LEEDS

SE23NE GREEN ROAD, Meanwood 714-1/6/961 (South West side) Meanwood Methodist Church

GV II

Methodist chapel. 1881. By William Hill, extended 1886 by same architect. Meanwood sandstone and Potternewton stone, slate roof. PLAN: on a steeply-sloping site, the building is at the corner with Monkbridge Road. Gothic Revival style. EXTERIOR: plinth. Nave with entrance lobby at NE end, octagonal buttressed turret with stone spire; former Sunday School entrance at W end of Monk Bridge Road facade, the building 2 storeys high at this end. Chapel entrance has 6 stone steps up to board door in arched recess with round window in the tympanum, flanking lancets, tall 3-light wheel window flanked by lancets with quatrefoils, all under hoodmoulds, spire to left and a 2nd narrower entrance far left. Paired trefoil-headed windows to nave, plainer openings to basement and SW end openings. INTERIOR: an impressive wide nave of 6 bays with open roof, the arched ribs having pierced panels; round arch to chancel, column and pointed arch to organ loft. Original pine pews with brass fittings, cleaned c1990, pulpit with quatrefoil panels; repositioned. Screen to entrance lobby altered, gallery with panelled front, stairs with turned newels and balusters. The extensions were to provide a minister's vestry, more rooms for the Sunday School and meetings. (Hopwood, A & Rose, S: Sesquicentenary Story: 150 years of Meanwood Methodism: 1961-: 15).





Listing NGR: SE2859136958

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hopwood, A, Rose, S , Sesquicentenary Story 150 years of Meanwood Methodism, (1961), 15

National Grid Reference: SE 28591 36958

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