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Methodist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Boughton under Blean, Kent

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Latitude: 51.2968 / 51°17'48"N

Longitude: 0.9486 / 0°56'55"E

OS Eastings: 605663

OS Northings: 159422

OS Grid: TR056594

Mapcode National: GBR SWD.LN1

Mapcode Global: VHKJX.DNCR

Plus Code: 9F327WWX+PC

Entry Name: Methodist Chapel

Listing Date: 16 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1069155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 176622

Location: Boughton under Blean, Swale, Kent, ME13

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Boughton under Blean

Built-Up Area: Boughton Under Blean

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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6/18 Methodist Chapel


Methodist chapel, now disused, 1844. Red brick with stone dressings and
slate roof. Simple rectangular plan with projecting western tower cum entry
porch. Tower in 3 stages, with open porch on ground floor having triple
moulded arch and ogee surround, large 4 light Decorated style west window
with mouchettes and ogee surround, and belfry of smaller section supported
by flying buttresses with helm cap. Octagonal buttresses with pinnacles to
left and right on tower and on main body of church. Traceried lancets left
and right. Side elevations plain with 4 lancet windows, and C20 basement
windows. Inscription over west window: Mesley..a..n 1844 Chapel. The chancel
was decorated by Dr. Dallinger, preeminent in C19 microscopy, and a lay
pre-acher here for 3 years (See Igglesden, vol VI, 18).

Listing NGR: TR0566359422

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