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Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Carn Brea
National Grid Reference:
SW 67136 41530


CARN BREA FORE STREET SW 64 SE (south side) 5/146 Pool Pool Methodist Church

II Wesleyan Methodist chapel. Dated 1862 in gable; enlarged 1865; altered. Snecked killas with granite quoins and dressings, sides and rear of uncoursed rubble, modern pantiled roof. Rectangular plan on north-south axis, 3x6 bays (originally 3x3), gable to road. Two storeys; the symmetrical 3-bay facade has a wide basket-arched doorway in the centre, with panelled doors and an overlight, a round-headed window above the door, and tall round-headed windows on each side (their heads at the same level), all these openings with long-and-short voussoirs and raised keystones; the gable contains a moulded roundel with the date "1862", and marks round the margin of its triangle suggest that the dressings of a former simple pediment have been removed. Ridge ventilator on roof. The side walls have a quoined vertical joint to the rear of the 3rd bay, and 16-pane sashed windows on both floors, and the east side has tall doorways in the 5th and 6th bays. Interior: horseshoe gallery on iron Tuscan columns with coupled brackets supporting a jettied front which is panelled; basket-arched apse to choir gallery (containing organ) with classical-style architrave including pilasters with imposts, moulded cornice, and small pediment with acanthus decoration; rostrum supported by low Tuscan colonnade, deck protected by Gothic-style trefoil arcading and approached by elegant curved staircases rising from the rear.

Listing NGR: SW6713641530


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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: 09 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08105/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Paul Huddleston. Source Historic England Archive
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