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Bethel Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Northowram and Shelf, Calderdale

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Coordinates

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: Northowram and Shelf, 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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Description

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SE 12 NW
1/48
SHELF
CARR HOUSE ROAD (south side)
Bethel Methodist Church
(formerly listed as Shelf United Methodist Church under Shelf)

29. 4. 82
II
Chapel. Bearing date plaque 1853. Hammer-dressed stone, slate roof square on plan with Sunday School rear wing. Two storeys. Plinth, four bay facade has doorways with flat pilasters and cornice to outer bays. Between are two semi-circular arched sash windows retaining original glazing. To first floor are four similar windows. Return walls of four similar bays of windows. Those to first floor light gallery. Pyramidal 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

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