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Methodist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Polruan, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3287 / 50°19'43"N

Longitude: -4.6364 / 4°38'11"W

OS Eastings: 212447

OS Northings: 50965

OS Grid: SX124509

Mapcode National: GBR N6.XNVV

Mapcode Global: FRA 1855.9KH

Entry Name: Methodist Chapel

Listing Date: 30 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140307

English Heritage Legacy ID: 60593

Location: Lanteglos, Cornwall, PL23

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Lanteglos

Built-Up Area: Polruan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Lanteglos-by-Fowey

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 15 SW LANTEGLOS-BY-FOWEY WEST STREET, POLRUAN

8/91 Methodist Chapel
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- II

Wesleyan Chapel, now Methodist Chapel, 1880 foundation stone. Designed by Mr
Hicks of Redruth. Snecked grey limestone blocks with ashlar quoins and freestone
dressings. Symmetrical gabled south front with slate roof. Free Gothic style.
Gabled south front (ritual west) with central entrance in coped gabled stone
porch with corner buttresses. Pitch pine diagonal boarded 3 panel double doors
flanked by pilasters supporting 2 centred arch with foiled tracery in tympanum.
Flanked by 2 engaged pinnacled octagonal turrets rising from tall square bases and
rising above gable apex with engaged shafts near top with blind arcading above
surmounted by pinnacles which were once possibly decorated with finials. Flanked on
ground floor by 2 lancet windows with foiled tracery within. Large central rose
window above porch. Angle buttresses on corners. Cast iron railings
Complete interior with raked seating with pitch pine benches. Pitch pine
rostrum and rails. Dado panelling. Plastered ceiling is hammer beam in profile.


Listing NGR: SX1244750965

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