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Listed Building record MDR13107 - Central Methodist Church, Chapel Street, Newhall

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There is a United Methodist Free Chapel situated here on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. It appears to have been extended to the south by the 2nd edition 25" OS map of c. 1900. This extension is in use as a Sunday school by the 3rd edition 25" OS map of the early 20th century. (1-3) A grade II listed chapel dated 1863 in the tympanum. The chapel is in a prominent position on hill slopes. It has a stuccoed, symmetrical fa├žade, and a pedimented gable end with a cornice. It has a slate roof. The north facade is of two storeys and three bays, which are separated by giant pilasters that also frame this elevation. There are round-arched windows with moulded band at impost height, carried round as archivolts. The chapel has a wide gabled centre porch. The side elevation has four windows and three storeys (on hill slope). The middle storey has round arched windows with glazing bars (radial to arches). (4) It is still in use as a place of worship [2011]. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. Original UID: 82569.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 2889 2080 (23m by 32m)

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Jan 28 2024 4:57PM

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