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Townend Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3245 / 53°19'28"N

Longitude: -1.909 / 1°54'32"W

OS Eastings: 406156

OS Northings: 380848

OS Grid: SK061808

Mapcode National: GBR HY3Z.HZ

Mapcode Global: WHBBD.NP4Q

Entry Name: Townend Methodist Church

Listing Date: 12 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088024

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82031

Location: Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Civil Parish: Chapel-en-le-Frith

Built-Up Area: Chapel-en-le-Frith

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Chapel-en-le-Frith St Thomas a Becket

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

8/52 (South Side)
Townend Methodist Church

Church. c I874. Rock-faced, coursed, squared gritstone. Gritstone
dressings and quoins. Slate roof. Moulded stone copings. Northern
porch, gabled nave with spired tower to north-west corner, transepts,
offices to south. Early C20 north porch with central pointed doorcase,
dripmould over. To either side, single light cusped headed windows. Above,
behind porch, original north window. Pointed head, geometric bar tracery.
Pilasters either side. In gable above, a cusped, circular, blind opening.
Square tower to west with octagonal spire. Cusped stonework to top of square
tower, then tiled section. At base of octagonal spire, a band of quartefoils
in circles. Above, pointed, cusped headed bell openings on all sides. Over-
hanging stone spire above with toothmark decoration. East elevation - cusped
lancet window to north. To south, three stepped buttresses, reaching almost
to eaves level. Three two-light geometric bar tracery windows, one to south side
of each buttress. Transepts have diagonal butresses and central window, similar
to nave windows. Cusped lancets either side. Above, rose window. Interior -
northern gallery with cusped panels, supported by cast iron columns. Contemporary
wooden pews. All windows plate tracery inside. Considerable amount of
contemporary stained glass. C20 pulpit and altar.

Listing NGR: SK0615680848

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