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North Road Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Durham, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7776 / 54°46'39"N

Longitude: -1.5825 / 1°34'57"W

OS Eastings: 426949

OS Northings: 542604

OS Grid: NZ269426

Mapcode National: GBR KFD6.54

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.N5MQ

Plus Code: 9C6WQCH8+3X

Entry Name: North Road Methodist Church

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110336

ID on this website: 101160401

Location: Durham, County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: City of Durham

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Margaret of Antioch

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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NZ 24 SE (West side)

4/284 North Road
Methodist Church


Bethel chapel, now Methodist church. Dated 1853 in top panel. By E R Robson.
Coursed squared sandstone with rock-faced basement and ashlar dressings;
Welsh slate roof with stone gable copings. Classical style. 2 storeys, 3
bays. 8 steps up to dentilled pedimented Ionic porch with panelled double
door in round arch. Flanking fixed lights have lozenge-patterned leading
and coloured glass under flat stone lintels. Round-headed sashes above, the
central tripartite and stepped, under bracketed keyed arches and dripmould.
Sill strings between Giant Tuscan pilasters defining bays. Top entablature
and pediment with panel BETHEL CHAPEL and date under roundel containing
spiral-spoked wheel. Plain wrought iron handrails on steps have plain rods
and acanthus-bud principals. Boot-scraper attached to left of door.

Listing NGR: NZ2694942604

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