METHODIST CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1305359
Date first listed:
14-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
METHODIST CHURCH, WEST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
METHODIST CHURCH, WEST STREET

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Witheridge
National Grid Reference:
SS 80418 14460

Details

WITHERIDGE WEST STREET (south side), SS 81 SW Witheridge 9/100 Methodist Church - GV II Chapel. Main part with a datestone to the gable face: "1839". Addition a schoolroom with a datestone on the gable face: "1900". Main part of rubble, rendered and scribed to resemble ashlar, gabled slate roof with wide eaves bracketted on the gable face, addition of snecked rubble-gabled slate roof. Plan and development: rectangular chapel with a lean-to porch added to the front, Sunday-school wing added at right angles to the front. Exterior: main entrance front with a late C19 segmental-headed opening, 9-pane fixed light casement on first floor. Porch on ground floor with a lean-to corrugated iron roof, 2 lancets with stained glass, semi-circular head door opening, plank door. Addition at right angles to tnis main range of 2 storeys square-headed and semi-circular head multi-pane windows. Interior: was refitted in the late C19 with pine pews, pulpit on a dais, readers and balustrading in a simple but well executed style. The schoolroom with a late C19 chimneypiece with cast-iron grate; late C19 joinery including doors and surrounds. Main hall with an ornamental plaster ceiling centre and a painted text to wall.

Listing NGR: SS8041814460

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
97509
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: 09 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/09280/36
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Robin Downes. Source Historic England Archive
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