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Methodist Church and Attached Hiouse

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Cleer, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4929 / 50°29'34"N

Longitude: -4.4624 / 4°27'44"W

OS Eastings: 225439

OS Northings: 68794

OS Grid: SX254687

Mapcode National: GBR NF.LCM9

Mapcode Global: FRA 17JR.KBH

Entry Name: Methodist Church and Attached Hiouse

Listing Date: 5 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62236

Location: St. Cleer, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Cleer

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Cleer

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 26 NE
11/97 Methodist Church and attached house

- II

Methodist church and attached house. Dated 1863, with minister's house attached
slightly later. Stone rubble, partly rendered, with brick dressings and rusticated
granite quoins. Ripped slate roof with ridge tiles. The house is in stone rubble
with granite dressings, hipped slate roof with rendered stacks to sides.
Plan: Rectangular single auditorium plan, with ritual east to the rear; the front has
a lobby entrance, with a stair to right and left leading to the gallery. To the
rear, behind the rostrum, is a school room, with separate stair to rear left and
entrance to rear left. Attached to the right side is a 2-room plan house, with each
room heated by stack to side.
Exterior: Front to road on plinth, with central shallow brick porch with hood mould,
double panelled doors with fanlight with decorative glazing bars and date in
spandrels; tall 32-pane light to right and left with round brick heads and brick
Gibbs surround and granite keystone; first floor has four 16-pane sashes with round
heads and Gothic glazing bars, similar surround. Left side of 4 bays; ground floor
has 16-pane sashes with cambered brick heads and granite keystones, first floor has
16-pane sashesd with round heads and Gothic glazing bars, in same surrounds. Right
side of the church rendered; two 16-pane sashes at ground floor and first floor as to
left side. Upper wall of church slate-hung above attached house.
House of 2 storeys and 3 windows, all plate-glass sashes, central C20 porch and door.
Small single storey C20 addition to left side. Blocked door with granite lintel at
right side. Rear of church has 3 similar sashes at first floor; ground floor has
panelled double doors to right, two 20-pane lights to left.
Interior: The entrance lobby is screened from the auditorium and has a stair curving
to right and left to the gallery. The gallery is supported on slender wooden piers,
and has a panelled front with modillion cornice. Roof ceiled. Rostrum in faux
marbre, with arcade of 3 round arches, stair to right with turned balusters.
Balustrade to reader's desk. Raised dais to rear for organ. Plain pitch pine
panelled pews in auditorium, raked panelled pews in the gallery. To the rear, the
schoolroom has the original wooden benches. Straight stair to left side.

Listing NGR: SX2410170711

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

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