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Central Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Dewsbury, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6913 / 53°41'28"N

Longitude: -1.6318 / 1°37'54"W

OS Eastings: 424413

OS Northings: 421715

OS Grid: SE244217

Mapcode National: GBR KT1R.JH

Mapcode Global: WHC9X.XH40

Entry Name: Central Methodist Church

Listing Date: 3 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1134733

English Heritage Legacy ID: 340726

Location: Kirklees, WF13

County: Kirklees

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

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Listing Text

SE 2421 NW (Dewsbury)

30/4/82 Central Methodist Church


Chapel. 1839. Recent internal alterations. Ashlar with
rustication to ground floor, rock faced plinth, hammer dressed
stone sides. 2 storeys with string course. 5-bay facade, the
upper floor being framed in wide flat Tuscan pilasters. Frieze,
moulded eaves cornice and blocking course, the centre of which is
raised and has the word WESLEYAN in raised capitals. Five round
arched 1st floor windows with marginal glazing. Outer ground floor
windows the same with apron. Central ground floor window of stained
glass and with memorial apron to 1st World War. Symmetrically placed
double, panelled doors with semi-circular fanlight. Small flight of
stone steps to each. Central tablet reads 'CENTENARY CHAPEL'. 6-bay
side elevations with 1st floor windows as before, and square headed
ground floor windows all with marginal glazing. To the left, a
further 2 bays with hipped roof.

Interior: Formerly to seat 1100. Elliptical gallery on slender
cast iron columns, now not in use and ceiling lowered to this level.
Original pews in gallery. Later C19 box pews downstairs. Organ

Listing NGR: SE2441321715

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