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Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Weaverham, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2624 / 53°15'44"N

Longitude: -2.5812 / 2°34'52"W

OS Eastings: 361327

OS Northings: 374095

OS Grid: SJ613740

Mapcode National: GBR BZDQ.Z6

Mapcode Global: WH99B.B838

Plus Code: 9C5V7C69+XG

Entry Name: Methodist Church

Listing Date: 18 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1228376

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403004

Location: Weaverham, Cheshire West and Chester, CW8

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Weaverham

Built-Up Area: Weaverham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Weaverham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Description

WEAVERHAM C.P. FOREST STREET
SJ 67 SW (North Side)
4/57 Methodist Church
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- II

Methodist church: dated 1878 possibly by Edmund Kirby. English bond
orange brick with terracotta dressings. Marley tile roof. T-shaped
plan. Symmetrical gabled front to the road of 2 storeys and 3 bays.
Brick plinth and moulded and dentilated cornice. The end bays are
2-storey canted bays with hipped roofs and single lancets in each
face. The centre is framed by tall buttresses with triangular finials
carrying a triangular gable. Ornately moulded band at 1st floor.
Upper storey has a triple 2-light pointed arched window with simple
plate tracery and a continuous label mould. Below single lancets
flank a gabled doorcase with buttresses and terracotta detailing.
Moulded 2-centred arched doorway has a pair of wooden panelled doors
with strap hinges and cusped detailing. Bays of the sides are divided
by buttresses and have double lancets and a bold cornice.
Interior: entry into porch with gallery stairs to right. Giant
pointed arched recesses to the pairs of windows. Terracotta detailing
and cornice. Arch-braced tiebeam and collar trusses with cross
braces. All fittings in grained pine. Gallery of tiered seats.
Raised central pulpit with floral panels to the front and pierced
balustrades to the side. Gothic rail encloses holy table. To either
side are pointed arched entrances with pierced tympana. Original
pews.


Listing NGR: SJ6132774095

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