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Milborne Port Methodist Church and Schoolrooms

A Grade II Listed Building in Milborne Port, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9686 / 50°58'6"N

Longitude: -2.4625 / 2°27'44"W

OS Eastings: 367622

OS Northings: 118895

OS Grid: ST676188

Mapcode National: GBR MX.M7Y0

Mapcode Global: FRA 56QK.4H7

Entry Name: Milborne Port Methodist Church and Schoolrooms

Listing Date: 15 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056316

English Heritage Legacy ID: 261857

Location: Milborne Port, South Somerset, Somerset, DT9

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Milborne Port

Built-Up Area: Milborne Port

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


12/121 Milborne Port Methodist Church
and Schoolrooms


Methodist church. 1866. Ham stone ashlar with Doulting stone dessings; Welsh slate roof, banded purple and grey,
between coped gables. 3 bay gabled South front, 6 bays deep, with sundry extensions at north end. In a C14 Gothic
style, but with exaggeratedly large mouldings. Street elevation has plinth, bay buttresses with offsets terminating in
pinnacles, string courses, central gable with cross finial, and corner bell turret to bay 1: blind double lancet and
rounded panels under pointed label bays 1 and 3, and simple lancet above in bay 1; bay 2 has 2 pointed arch doorways
with central glazed roundel set under triangular label over traceried panels, flanked by two lancet windows; above a
large rose window with curvilinear style tracery, small triple lancet panelling at crown of gable which has cross
finial: corner bell turret has two stages of lancet type openings on octagonal plan, lower stage blind, upper stage
with gables surrounding short spirelet. 2-light pointed arch windows with roundels and transomes to flanks. Interior
has pointed barrel rib and panel ceiling, pointed arched recess for organ in North wall, deep gallery over South
entrance, and choir gallery and ministers gallery opposite both set on curves, all little altered. Schoolrool etc. to
North. In very prominent position on hillside.

Listing NGR: ST6762218895

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