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Methodist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Freshford, Bath and North East Somerset

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Latitude: 51.3373 / 51°20'14"N

Longitude: -2.3093 / 2°18'33"W

OS Eastings: 378550

OS Northings: 159851

OS Grid: ST785598

Mapcode National: GBR 0R4.4Z4

Mapcode Global: VH96T.XNJ4

Entry Name: Methodist Chapel

Listing Date: 23 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32418

Location: Freshford, Bath and North East Somerset, BA2

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Freshford

Built-Up Area: Freshford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-


5/55 Methodist Chapel


Methodist Chapel. Built c.1783 and extended 1850. Limestone ashlar, with
pantile roof to late. C18 part and Welsh slate roof to mid C19 part.T-plan
with mid C19 extension forming cross wing to right. One-storey late C18 facade
of 3 bays, with central doorway having C20 plank doors set in ogee-headed
ovolo-moulded architrave flanked by Y-tracery windows with late C19
glazing-bar casements set in pointed moulded arches. Gable end to right,
of mid C19 wing, has 3 double-chamfered graduated lancets set above pointed-
arched doorway with plank door. Right side wall has 4 chamfered lancets.
Rear of late C18 part has 2 similar Y-tracery windows set in pointed arches
and a late C18 panelled door. Interior: late C18 chapel has original
coved cornice. Mid C19 chapel has mid C19 pews, balcony with Gothic-style
front set on cast-iron columns, corbels to arch-braced king-post roof
and a reredos made of reset late C18 fielded panelling. Opened C.1783
by John Wesley, who preached here several times and mentioned it in his

Listing NGR: ST7855059851

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

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