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Sharnford Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Sharnford, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.523 / 52°31'22"N

Longitude: -1.2909 / 1°17'27"W

OS Eastings: 448205

OS Northings: 291918

OS Grid: SP482919

Mapcode National: GBR 7M8.Y5B

Mapcode Global: VHCSY.KVW7

Entry Name: Sharnford Methodist Church

Listing Date: 27 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074700

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189028

Location: Sharnford, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE10

County: Leicestershire

District: Blaby

Civil Parish: Sharnford

Built-Up Area: Sharnford

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Sharnford with Wigston Parva

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 49 SE (north west side)

3/38 Sharnford Methodist


Methodist church. 1827, with C20 additions and alterations.
Brick with hipped slate roof. Brick plinth. 2 storeys, 2 bays.
South front has central C20 panelled door in round headed opening
with blocked fanlight, flanked by single round headed windows
with wooden Y tracery. Above the door, a datestone inscribed
'1827'. Above again, 3 similar round headed windows with Y
tracery. West side has to left a C20 door with round head, and
to right, 2 larger windows with Y tracery. East side has 2
similar windows and to right, a C20 flat roofed single storey
addition. Rear has a central external stack and 2 C20 3 light
casements on each floor with segmental heads. Interior has
matchboard dado and to the front, central pine pulpit with steps,
on bracketed base. Behind it, a matchboard panel and above it, a
text. Above again, a plain gallery with stick balusters. To the
left, a grained 6 panel door, and to the right a 6 pane sash. At
the rear, a moulded panelled raked gallery on 2 iron posts,
approached by a winder stair with stick balusters. Fittings
include C19 panelled pews, early C20 benches, and a C19 organ in
a Gothic case.

Listing NGR: SP4820591918

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

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