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Methodist Church and Retaining Wall with Gate and Steps

A Grade II* Listed Building in Leathley, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9203 / 53°55'12"N

Longitude: -1.6447 / 1°38'40"W

OS Eastings: 423432

OS Northings: 447183

OS Grid: SE234471

Mapcode National: GBR JRY3.QF

Mapcode Global: WHC8R.QQ0J

Entry Name: Methodist Church and Retaining Wall with Gate and Steps

Listing Date: 22 February 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1150014

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330522

Location: Leathley, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, LS21

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Leathley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Leathley St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


22-FEB-85 (South side)
Methodist Church and retaining Wall wi
th Gate and Steps


Methodist Chapel. 1826. Coursed gritstone, stone slate roof. Central, C20, panelled double doors flanked by large, 30-light sashes, all with plain surrounds. Inscription on square plaque above door has date 'MDCCCXXVI' and a quotation from Matthew 24 verse 14. Hipped roof and stack at rear left corner. Ramped retaining wall to south and east sides of the building, and a square-headed gateway with C20 board door with decorative hinges gives access on north
side to Stainburn Lane. This gate is reached by a flight of 3 semicircular
stone steps incorporating an iron boot-scraper.
INTERIOR has original panelled wooden sloping pews with central stepped aisle. Wooden panelled pulpit with steps handrail and communion rail. Dado panelling to north wall with choir benches; corner fireplace now blocked.

Listing NGR: SE2343247183

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