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Latitude: 51.0665 / 51°3'59"N
Longitude: -2.0763 / 2°4'34"W
OS Eastings: 394747
OS Northings: 129683
OS Grid: ST947296
Mapcode National: GBR 2YD.3VP
Mapcode Global: FRA 66J9.JX0
Entry Name: Zion Hill Chapel
Listing Date: 6 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1146021
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321006
Location: Tisbury, Wiltshire, SP3
Civil Parish: Tisbury
Built-Up Area: Tisbury
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Tisbury St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
TISBURY CUFF'S LANE
ST 92 NW (north side)
4/217 Zion Hill Chapel
Congregational chapel, now redundant. 1842. Limestone ashlar
with Welsh slate roof. Early C13 style, consists of nave with
gallery over entrance at south end. Gabled south front with
central gabled porch with stepped coping and octagonal pinnacles,
double pointed planked doors with quatrefoil over, 2-light plate
tracery window either side to porch, 2-light plate tracery windows
to ground floor and to gallery with 3 stepped lancets to centre of
first floor, quatrefoil over, stepped coped verge with pilasters
carried up to octagonal corner pinnacles. Left and right returns
have two pairs of lancets with hoodmoulds and buttresses between.
North end has gabled vestry with pair of lancets either side and
three stepped lancets over, corner pilasters carried up to
pinnacles on stepped verge of gable.
Interior has gallery with panelled front, on two cast-iron columns,
reredos and reading desk retained at north end, all pews removed.
Entrance vestibule has pair of stone staircases with cast-iron
handrails to gallery, flanking pointed double doors to nave.
Occupies a prominent hill site overlooking the Nadder Valley.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975)
Listing NGR: ST9474729683
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