METHODIST CHURCH, FORECOURT WALLS AND STEPS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1311015
Date first listed:
09-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
METHODIST CHURCH, FORECOURT WALLS AND STEPS, FORE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
METHODIST CHURCH, FORECOURT WALLS AND STEPS, FORE STREET

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Marazion
National Grid Reference:
SW 52063 30660

Details

MARAZION FORE STREET, Marazion SW 5230-5330

5/10 Methodist Church, forecourt walls and steps

GV II

Wesleyan chapel forecourt and steps. 1893. Dressed granite brought to course with granite dressings to the front gable end, rockfaced granite to the sides. Dry Delabole slate roof with brick chimney over the rear gable end. Plan: rectangular aisle-less plan with galleries. Ritual east end at north and entrance hall with flanking stairs at south. Gothic style. Exterior : 2 storey elevations. Symmetrical 3-bay south entrance gable front with wider central bay. Weathered buttresses dividing the bays and clasping the corners. Pinnacles over the buttresses and cruciform finial over the coped gable. Pair of central pointed-arched doorways within round outer arch. Smaller round-headed arches over 2-light windows to the bays on either side. Cogged mid-floor cornice. First floor has similarly disposed openings but under pointed arches. Similar paired lights. The central window has 2 paired pointed lights, with rose window over. Y- traceried wooden windows. Paired pointed arched gable ventilators. Punctuating bands. Interior not inspected. In front of the entrance 2 L-plan flights of granite steps flank a wide landing with square granite coped balustrade at the front. The stairs have square chamfered granite newels with moulded caps and in front of the blind balustrade are 4 memorial niches. Adjoining the road are cruciform headed granite monolithic gate piers and some cast ironwork.

Listing NGR: SW5206330660

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
69914
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: 24 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/09765/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jeremy Gray. Source Historic England Archive
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