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Latitude: 53.6934 / 53°41'36"N
Longitude: -1.6303 / 1°37'49"W
OS Eastings: 424507
OS Northings: 421947
OS Grid: SE245219
Mapcode National: GBR KT1Q.VR
Mapcode Global: WHC9X.XFTF
Entry Name: Salem Methodist Church
Listing Date: 18 November 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1134709
English Heritage Legacy ID: 340770
Location: Kirklees, WF13
Electoral Ward/Division: Dewsbury East
Built-Up Area: Dewsbury
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Dewsbury Team Parish
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
DEWSBURY CB NORTHGATE
SE 2421 NE (Dewsbury)
SE 2421 NW
8/83 Salem Methodist Church
Former Salem Methodist Church, now Pakistani Madrassa. Dated 1863.
Ashlar. 2 tall storeys plus basement. 5-bay front, the centre 3
breaking forward slightly, under pediment. The set-back side bays
are lower and each has flight of steps, with wall terminating in
square pier, leading to panelled double door with cambered head.
Square headed basement windows to main facade and round-arched ground
and 1st floor windows both archivolted. 1st floor windows have
foliage enrichment to archivolt and pointed hood mould, and have
balustrade. Very deep dentilled dornice. Tympanum is richly
decorated with scrolled foliage and has central roundel with 'SALEM
1863' in raised capitals. Pediment has acroteria at edges of apex,
and flanking bays have balustraded parapetand urns. 6-bay sides,
only partly visible with archivolted round arched windows. 4-bay
rear elevation, the centre 2 breaking forward with pediment.
Interior: Mainly altered but elliptical raking gallery survives on
slender, cast-iron, plain columns. A few pine box pews survive in
Listing NGR: SE2450721947
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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