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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
Entry Name: Gunwen Methodist Church
Listing Date: 28 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1158020
English Heritage Legacy ID: 70897
Location: Luxulyan, Cornwall, PL30
Civil Parish: Luxulyan
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Luxulyan
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 06 SE
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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