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Bethel Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Halifax, Calderdale

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Latitude: 53.7564 / 53°45'23"N

Longitude: -1.8079 / 1°48'28"W

OS Eastings: 412760

OS Northings: 428913

OS Grid: SE127289

Mapcode National: GBR J5Z.DZ

Mapcode Global: WHC9G.6VB3

Plus Code: 9C5WQ54R+HR

Entry Name: Bethel Methodist Church

Listing Date: 29 April 1982

Last Amended: 2 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184633

English Heritage Legacy ID: 338962

Location: Calderdale, HX3

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Northowram and Shelf

Built-Up Area: Bradford

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Shelf St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 12 NW (south side)

1/48 Bethel Methodist Church
(formerly listed as Shelf
United Methodist Church under
29. 4. 82

Chapel. Bearing date plaque 1853. Hammer-dressed stone, slate roof
square on plan with Sunday School rear wing. 2 storeys. Plinth, 4-bay facade has
doorways with flat pilasters and cornice to outer bays. Between are 2 semi-
circular arched sash windows retaining original glazing. To first floor are 4
similar windows. Return walls of 4 similar bays of windows. Those to 1st floor
light gallery. Pyrimidal roof, moulded cornice with gutter brackets.

Interior: Horse shoe shaped gallery retains its box pews. The organ is
set within an elliptical arched recess which has architrave rising from moulded
impost supported by console. Plaster ceiling has central floral motif with dove
to centre carrying laurel leaf.

Listing NGR: SE1276028913

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

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