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Gunwen Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Luxulyan, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4186 / 50°25'6"N

Longitude: -4.7426 / 4°44'33"W

OS Eastings: 205260

OS Northings: 61229

OS Grid: SX052612

Mapcode National: GBR N1.R5KK

Mapcode Global: FRA 07YY.B54

Plus Code: 9C2QC794+CX

Entry Name: Gunwen Methodist Church

Listing Date: 28 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158020

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70897

Location: Luxulyan, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Luxulyan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Luxulyan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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3/145 Gunwen Methodist Church

Methodist church. Dated 1869. Granite rubble with brick dressings, partly rendered,
with slate roof with gable end to front and rear.
Plan : the church is of 2 storeys, with a schoolroom at ground floor and auditorium
at first floor. At the liturgical west end (front gable end) there is a doorway now
leading to the schoolroom. This probably originally gave access to an internal porch
with a stair or stairs to the auditorium. There is a later external-stair to the
rear, leading directly to the first floor.
2 storeys, front gable end has central plain door with brick segmental head, 16-pane
sash to right and left with brick surrounds and segmental heads. The first floor is
slightly stepped back over a band course, and has 2 round-headed sashes in brick
surrounds, of 16 panes with upper radial glazing bars. Recessed round-headed slate
datestone above in brick surround with inscription in upper case-lettering: Wesleyan
Chapel 1869. Bracketed eaves. Right side has two 16-pane sashes at ground floor,
granite band course, upper storey rendered with 2 round-headed sashes as on front.
Single storey porch with pitched roof to end right, with door to front and double
doors to side; to the rear, this is extended over a straight stair to the upper
level, with 16-pane sash at upper level lighting stair and gable at top of stair.
The rear left of the auditorium has upper section of a round-headed sash, full round-
headed sash to right. Single storey lean-to to right with slate roof. The left side
has two 16-pane sashes at ground floor, upper level rendered with 2 round-headed
Interior Not accessible at time of survey (June 1986).

Listing NGR: SX0526061229

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