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Thurdon Methodist Chapel and Schoolroom

A Grade II Listed Building in Kilkhampton, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.8716 / 50°52'17"N

Longitude: -4.4354 / 4°26'7"W

OS Eastings: 228737

OS Northings: 110840

OS Grid: SS287108

Mapcode National: GBR K7.TD5K

Mapcode Global: FRA 16LS.XG6

Entry Name: Thurdon Methodist Chapel and Schoolroom

Listing Date: 14 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 64825

Location: Kilkhampton, Cornwall, EX23

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Kilkhampton

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Kilkhampton

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/16 Thurdon Methodist Chapel and
14.2.85 Schoolroom, Thurdon
- II

Methodist chapel and schoolroom. 1840 chapel, schoolroom possibly addition of
circa 1860. Chapel whitewashed rendered stone, schoolroom whitewashed stone, slate
roofs. Chapel has hipped roof, schoolroom projects from left front under lower
hipped roof, porch in corner between schoolroom and chapel. Chapel has 2 pointed
windows at ritual west end with slate sills and Gothick intersecting panes in the
heads, 4 panes below, m. Marginal glazing 2 larger windows to each side have
similar heads, 20 panes below. Schoolroom has 2 windows matching these in the
ritual west end of the chapel. Circa 1860 open porch with sloping slated roof
carried on timber uprights with archaeological chamfers and stops. Trefoil-headed
arch with quatrefoils in the spandrels. 2-leaf, 6-panel door could pre-date
chapel. Interior: full set of C19 fittings. Gallery frontal decorated with
trefoil-headed blind arcading and frieze of quatrefoils, rostrum with trefoil-
headed arcading, communion rail with turned balusters. Bands of painted decoration
surround window openings. Borders of blue glass to all windows. Ceiling has
central roundel with plaster decoration and pendant. Cobbled stable in schoolroom
block. Date plaque on front "Wesleyan Methodist Chapel 1840" in decorated
lettering in moulded surround.

Listing NGR: SS2873710840

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