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Statutory Address:

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

York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60693 51991



SE6051NE ALDWARK 1112-1/17/15 (South West side) Nos.60 AND 62


Methodist chapel, now dentist's surgery. 1759, altered and extended c1805 and later. Orange-grey brick in random bond on brick plinth; hipped roof of pantiles with corner scrolls and brick stack. EXTERIOR: 2-storey 3-bay front with 1-storey extension bay to right. C20 glazed door in shallow brick arch of 2 orders in extension, approached by steps with cast-iron handrail. Windows to main front are of 16 panes with stone sills and segmental brick arches. Left return: 2 storeys, 5 bays, with irregular fenestration. Blocked round-arched openings represent original fenestration. Present windows similar to those on Aldwark front. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORICAL NOTE: building is notable as the first, and until 1805 the only, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in York. The opening service on 15 July 1759 was conducted by John Wesley. Its use as a chapel was discontinued in 1805. (Borthwick Papers: Royle E: Nonconformity in C19 York: University of York: 1985-: 1; City of York: The Central Area: HMSO: 1981-: 52).

Listing NGR: SE6069351991


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Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York V Central, (1981), 52
Royle, E, 'Borthwick Papers' in Nonconformity In C19 York, (1985), 1


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: 20 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03346/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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