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Former Primitive Methodist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Ossett, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6768 / 53°40'36"N

Longitude: -1.5805 / 1°34'49"W

OS Eastings: 427810

OS Northings: 420114

OS Grid: SE278201

Mapcode National: GBR KTDX.MQ

Mapcode Global: WHC9Y.PVL6

Plus Code: 9C5WMCG9+PR

Entry Name: Former Primitive Methodist Chapel

Listing Date: 4 May 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135520

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342523

ID on this website: 101135520

Location: Ossett, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF5

County: Wakefield

Electoral Ward/Division: Ossett

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Ossett

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ossett and Gawthorpe

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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3/30 Former Primitive
4.5.82 Methodist Chapel


Former chapel, now in industrial use. Dated 1863, later rear addition.
Squared, dressed stone with ashlar quoins and dressings. Welsh slate roof.
Two storeys and basement. Pedimented 3-bay symmetrical front framed by
rusticated quoins. Projecting plinth below which are 2 square-headed
basement windows. Central round-arched doorway with fanlight, gained by a
renewed brick stair, in a rusticated slightly-projecting panel which
continues through the 1st floor. Round-arched sash windows with glazing
bars, that to the 1st-floor centre with wide ashlar surround. Band between
floors. The pediment has a central tablet inscribed:

Primitive Methodist Church

The rear elevation is framed by square clasping buttresses which rise as
corner stacks. Central addition with 2 round-arched windows to ground floor
and 2 square-headed basement windows, that to left now enlarged to form a
loading door. The flanking side walls have round-arched windows. Left and
right returns are plain apart from a basement door and window.
Interior: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SE2781020114

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