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Bishop Street Methodist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6332 / 52°37'59"N

Longitude: -1.1319 / 1°7'54"W

OS Eastings: 458848

OS Northings: 304288

OS Grid: SK588042

Mapcode National: GBR FHK.2Y

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.L26P

Entry Name: Bishop Street Methodist Chapel

Listing Date: 5 January 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188582

Location: Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester Holy Trinity with St John the Divine

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/05/2018

SK 58804 SE

No. 10a Bishop Street Methodist Chapel

(Formerly listed as Wesleyan Chapel, BISHOP STREET)


Dated 1815. Red brick chapel of two storeys with stucco dressings. Five windows, centre breaks forward with three windows, under a pediment. Central round-headed stucco doorcase with moulded pediment and semi-circular fanlight over glazed double doors. Above, the centre window has stucco pilaster strips and an open pediment. All other windows are double-recessed with round brick arches. Six-panel side doors in both side wings, which are recessed. A blind window space over each door has a stucco architrave and cornice, set in a segmental-headed recess. Doors and windows all have round heads with radial glazing bars. Contemporary cast iron gates of fair design, railings have gone.

All the listed buildings in Bishop Street together with The Town Hall, Fountain and War Memorial, Town Hall Square, 7-9, Every Street and Nos 6-8, The Royal Hotel, Nos 17, 19 and 21 Horsefair Street form a group around Town Hall Square.

Listing NGR: SK5884804288

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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