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Redruth Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Redruth, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2339 / 50°14'2"N

Longitude: -5.2248 / 5°13'29"W

OS Eastings: 170125

OS Northings: 42078

OS Grid: SW701420

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.DBMP

Mapcode Global: VH12K.DD71

Entry Name: Redruth Methodist Church

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66881

Location: Redruth, Cornwall, TR15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Redruth

Built-Up Area: Redruth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Redruth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

REDRUTH WESLEY STREET
SW 74 SW
(south side)
11/316
Redruth Methodist Church
GV
II
Methodist church. Dated 1826 in gable. Granite ashlar facade; otherwise,
slobbered granite rubble; slate roof. Rectangular plan, 6 x 8 bays, gable to road.
Two storeys and 6 bays, symmetrical, in simple classical style; the pedimented
facade has a 1st floor band (carried round the whole), and a 4-bay ground floor
colonnade between projected porches to the 1st and 6th bays; the porches, which
are of channelled masonry, rectangular in plan and flat-roofed, each have a large
round-headed doorway with rusticated voussoirs and large keystone; the
colonnade, of slender Tuscan columns with a plain frieze, protects round-headed
doorways in the 2nd and 5th bays, and round-headed windows in the 3rd and 4th
bays; all these doorways have panelled double doors with quadrantal overlights;
between the windows is an added war memorial. The 1st floor has 6 round-
headed windows, and the pedimented gable contains panels with raised lettering:-
"WESLEY" "1826" "CHAPEL"
and added lettering below this:-
"REDRUTH METHODIST CHURCH" "
The return walls have 8 round-headed windows on each floor. Interior: a
continuous gallery carried on fluted iron columns with foliated capitals, the
gallery front having rounded open panels containing cast bronze open-work; flat
ceiling with pierced roundels; very ornate late C19 pulpit, and on the wall behind
this, 3 round-headed wooden Commandment Tables; large and ornamental organ
case mounted on gallery above pulpit.


Listing NGR: SW7012542078


This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 26 October 2017.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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