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Hope Congregational Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Weymouth, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6062 / 50°36'22"N

Longitude: -2.4534 / 2°27'12"W

OS Eastings: 368012

OS Northings: 78594

OS Grid: SY680785

Mapcode National: GBR PY.DPK4

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RG.N04

Entry Name: Hope Congregational Chapel

Listing Date: 17 June 1974

Last Amended: 22 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148107

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468006

Location: Weymouth and Portland, Dorset, DT4

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Town: Weymouth and Portland

Electoral Ward/Division: Weymouth East

Built-Up Area: Weymouth

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Weymouth Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


873-1/24/390 (West side)
17/06/74 Hope Congregational Chapel
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Hope Congregational Church)


Congregational chapel. Dated 1822 (inscribed panel on facade),
re-erected 1862. Cream ashlar front, Portland rubble returns
with brick dressings, slate roof, and brick rear wing, at
higher level in Herbert Place.
A boldly modelled front in mannerist classical detail, with
1:3:1 lofty arched lights with margin panes in moulded
architraves and square sills on mouldings, set in recessed
panels; the outer arch moulding is stopped to the capitals of
square piers, and there is a high plinth with moulded offset.
To each side is a pair of C20 glazed doors in small
quarter-pilasters to a flat entablature, and a pair of sunk
panels, on 5 broad stone steps with nosings. Below the central
window is a stone panel with the inscribed dates. The heavy
cornice is on modillion brackets, with blocking and coped
To left and right, slightly set back, are short lengths of
ashlar wall with arched openings under an entablature. The
long sides have 7 bays, with lights to stone arches but brick
jambs, with shallow buttresses to weathered tops. At the rear,
on a higher level, is a red brick 2-storey addition with
ancillary rooms, dated 1885.
INTERIOR: noted as having been remodelled in mid C20.

Listing NGR: SY6801278594

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

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