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The Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherborne, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.9479 / 50°56'52"N

Longitude: -2.5165 / 2°30'59"W

OS Eastings: 363809

OS Northings: 116617

OS Grid: ST638166

Mapcode National: GBR MV.NL7Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 56ML.TNR

Entry Name: The Methodist Church

Listing Date: 4 October 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 103918

Location: Sherborne, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Sherborne

Built-Up Area: Sherborne

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Sherborne with Castleton Abbey Church of St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(South West Side)
The Methodist Church
ST 6316 1/319
184l-2. Galleries and western end of Church added in 1862. Further extension
added in 1884. Hwn stone East front has gable to middle section with giant
buttresses to each side, window of 3 lancet lights, above it, a blind rose
window flanked by blind lancet panels. Porch with wide pointed arch and
gable. In recession to either side, lower lean-to additions have tall
windows with pointed heads, and blind arcading. Return walls (to galleries)
of rubble, 5 window bays. West extension of ashlar, semi-octagonal apse
with tall 2-light cinquefoil window with round quatrefoil with dripmould
over to each facet, buttress with offsets at-each angle. An external
stair against the external stair of the main body of the church descends
to the undercroft and also rises to an entrance in the north-easternmost
facet of the apse.
(See G H D Pitman "Exploring Sherborne", p 31).

Nos 54 and 56, Gate, lamp and overthrow between Nos 54 and 56, The Methodist
Church and Nos 58 to 82 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: ST6380916617

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