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Hartpury Methodist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Hartpury, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.9195 / 51°55'10"N

Longitude: -2.2881 / 2°17'17"W

OS Eastings: 380284

OS Northings: 224595

OS Grid: SO802245

Mapcode National: GBR 0J0.QB2

Mapcode Global: VH944.907T

Entry Name: Hartpury Methodist Chapel

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078672

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125590

Location: Hartpury, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL19

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Hartpury

Built-Up Area: Hartpury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Hartpury St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


9/58 Hartpury Methodist Chapel


Former Wesleyan, now Methodist Chapel; 1887 (foundation stone);
English bond red brick, blue brick and stone dressings; tiled roof,
crested ridges. 4-bay, 2-storeys (lower is Sunday School). Gable
to road: splayed blue brick top to plinth: square set buttresses
to corners and to centre, with stone offsets. Two twin lancets,
stone sills, springers and keystones, rubbed brick arches: plain
blue brick bands at sill and springing level across gable.
Circular window above, 2 plain blue-brick bands and louvred lancet
above. Dentil verge, slightly returned at foot; weathervane at
apex. Right return, porch on left, up 6 stone steps, side
buttresses, blue-brick band at springing of 2-centred arch to
doorway, dentil verge to gable with terracotta finial. Double
boarded door inside. Blue-brick offset at chapel floor level,
buttresses between each bay, with twin lancets to chapel, blue
brick arches over. Dentil eaves, bottom course missing: chimney
on right gable. Below, 2 twin-lancets on right, with beyond
boarded door with plain fanlight under flat-pointed head.
Interior: boarded floor to chapel, vertical boarding to dado; red
brick above with yellow and blue brick dressings, paired to form
alternate voussoirs to windows: cogged course of bricks in side
walls above windows. Original stained pews; pulpit at right-hand
end, up steps on each side with trefoil heads to panelling. Raised
enclosure in front, timber rail with twisted iron supports with
leaf tops. Behind pulpit a large, pointed arch half fills wall,
infilled with cream, glazed tiles, with a text and some decoration.
Boarded roof, with exposed quasi-hammerbeam trusses, tie beam
completed with iron rod, supported by iron 'king-post' in centre.
Sunday school below, 3 bays at road end, row of cast-iron columns
down centre, lobby, kitchen and vestry other end. All glass
obscured or coloured. Unaltered example of late C19 non-comformist
chapel; prominent in landscape.

Listing NGR: SO8028424595

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

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