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Methodist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Highbridge, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2236 / 51°13'24"N

Longitude: -2.9183 / 2°55'5"W

OS Eastings: 335970

OS Northings: 147555

OS Grid: ST359475

Mapcode National: GBR M9.30H8

Mapcode Global: VH7D5.CHLV

Plus Code: 9C3V63FJ+CM

Entry Name: Methodist Chapel

Listing Date: 1 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113341

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473563

Location: Mark, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA9

County: Somerset

Civil Parish: Mark

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

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Methodist Chapel


Nonconformist chapel. Dated 1797; manse reconstructed circa 1900. Painted Flemish bond brick. Pantile mansard roof with coped west gable end.
PLAN: Rectangular single-cell chapel, with entrance at west end under a gallery. Manse on north side converted to church rooms and kitchen.
EXTERIOR: Chapel has 3 round-headed windows on south side with later 16-pane sashes with top lights. Smaller round-headed window in east gable end. West gable end has small round- headed window with later frame and doorway below with plain frame and plank double-doors. Manse on north side facing road, gable-ended pantile roof, 2 storeys, upper windows blocked, C20 ground floor windows and brick gabled porch at centre with side door.
INTERIOR: Auditorium of chapel has plastered barrel-vaulted ceiling; and gallery at west end on slender iron columns, with panelled front, and with benches. The tiered seating on the side walls has been removed and the rostrum is missing. Panelled internal porch under gallery, and later Cl9 panelled screen below gallery front.

Listing NGR: ST3597047555

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