POOL METHODIST CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1328159
Date first listed:
12-Sep-1989
Statutory Address:
POOL METHODIST CHURCH, FORE STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of POOL METHODIST CHURCH
© Crown Copyright and database right 2020. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2020. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1328159.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 22-Feb-2020 at 02:12:45.

Location

Statutory Address:
POOL METHODIST CHURCH, FORE STREET

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

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

Details

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
66694
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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 09 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08105/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Paul Huddleston. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].