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Latitude: 50.6026 / 50°36'9"N
Longitude: -4.5109 / 4°30'39"W
OS Eastings: 222415
OS Northings: 81106
OS Grid: SX224811
Mapcode National: GBR NC.CC5G
Mapcode Global: FRA 17FG.Y72
Entry Name: Altarnun Methodist Chapel
Listing Date: 23 November 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142811
English Heritage Legacy ID: 68288
Location: Altarnun, Cornwall, PL15
Civil Parish: Altarnun
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Altarnon with Bolventor
Church of England Diocese: Truro
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Altarnun Methodist Chapel
Wesleyan chapel. 1859 (datestone). Snecked local slatestone with granite dressings
and moulded plinth. Slate hung with rag slates on right hand side (liturgical
south). Slate roof with gable ends.
Plan: Overall rectangular plan with pair of entrances in front, liturgical west end.
Exterior: Symmetrical gabled front, the central bay set forward and flanked by the
two entrance porches, which are also set forward of the main range. The central bay
has dressed granite quoins and a moulded plinth with a string at the springing point
of the 2-centred arch to the 3-light west window. Above datestone in roundel set in
an 8-pointed star. Set slightly back from the central bay, in the angle with the
main range are two entrance porches, each with lean-to roofs, the parapet coping to
front aligning with the moulded string of the bay. The porches have C19 panelled
double doors in dressed granite 4-centred arches. On the outer corners of the
porches are low buttresses and the top of the corners are surmounted by tall
elongated pinnacles. The left hand side is rendered and the right hung with rag
slates each with 3 square headed 3-light windows.
Interior: C19 box pews originally with raised central pew at west end (removed).
C19 rostrum with shallow niche to rear with text 'Thy word is God'. C19 Gothic organ
case. C19 roof, the trusses on granite corbels. C20 partition inserted across nave,
dividing church in two.
Listing NGR: SX2241581106
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