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Former Chapel with Front Walls and Steps

A Grade II Listed Building in Middleton-in-Teesdale, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6236 / 54°37'24"N

Longitude: -2.0797 / 2°4'46"W

OS Eastings: 394954

OS Northings: 525381

OS Grid: NY949253

Mapcode National: GBR FGXZ.KC

Mapcode Global: WHB44.01ZV

Plus Code: 9C6VJWFC+C4

Entry Name: Former Chapel with Front Walls and Steps

Listing Date: 31 December 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203562

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111926

Location: Middleton in Teesdale, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Middleton in Teesdale

Built-Up Area: Middleton-in-Teesdale

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Middleton-in-Teesdale

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NY 9425 (North side)

24/125 Former Chapel
31/12/74 with front walls
and steps


Primitive Methodist Chapel, now studio and house. 1872 dated on plaque at
centre front. Pecked and margined coursed squared sandstone with raised quoins
and ashlar dressings; hammer-dressed sandstone return. Welsh slate roof with
stone copings. Gable end to road 2 storeys, 5 bays: 3-bay projecting centre,
narrow outer bays. 3 steps, with dwarf side walls, up to prostyle porch with
square columns and shaped pediment. Paired 8-panel doors. Flanking round-
arched windows have keyed archivolts on impost blocks, Y-tracery wood heads
and margin lights; outer bays blank. 5 similar windows on first floor, above
continuous string. Keyed oculus in gable above panel from which PRIMITIVE
METHODIST CHAPEL has been erased, but date remains. At eaves of centre
section and outer bays are 4 panelled projecting plinths, on moulded bases,
carrying small cupolas with ornamental iron cross finials; similar finial on
gable peak. 5 bay returns have similar windows and buttresses between,
running over the string. House door in rear bay.

Interior: 2 flights of stairs, with turned balusters, flank entrance and lead
to gallery, on cast iron columns with fancy capitals, around 3 sides; floor
now inserted in space between. Stucco panelled ceiling, with leafy corner
decorations, partly damaged. Furnishings removed, but curved doors of orginal
apse remain.

Listing NGR: NY9495425381

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

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