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Elim Pentecostal Church and Attached Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Salisbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0684 / 51°4'6"N

Longitude: -1.7919 / 1°47'30"W

OS Eastings: 414679

OS Northings: 129921

OS Grid: SU146299

Mapcode National: GBR 517.XFV

Mapcode Global: FRA 7649.7QR

Plus Code: 9C3W3695+97

Entry Name: Elim Pentecostal Church and Attached Gate

Listing Date: 4 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243577

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447579

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Salisbury

Built-Up Area: Salisbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Salisbury St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 1429 NE

MILFORD STREET (south side) Elim Pentecostal Church and attached gate

Methodist church,now Elim Pentecostal Church and attached gate.1896.Red brick with terracotta and ashlar dressings,part painted;Welsh slate roof;iron gate.Two-storey street elevation;4 x 7 bays (1:5:1),gable end to street,having single-storey one-bay deep entrance vestibule at north end,U-shaped raking gallery to body of church and one-bay organ chamber at south end flanked by lower service rooms.Street (entrance) elevation:-one:two:one bays,central bays taller and pedimented with paired doorways in projecting surround.Windows have leaded glazing and coloured glass on first floor. Plinth.Ground floor rusticated below impost string.Stone steps upto panelled double doors with two-pane fanlights,in reveals with keyed archivolts on flowery-capitaled columns.Outer bays have keyed round-arched recesses with round-arched windows in ashlar architraves with bracketed sills.Decorative terracotta spandrels.Cornice. Balustrade over centre bays.First floor:corniced band;ashlar pilasters with decorative capitals between bays.Central bays have paired round-arched windows,each of two arched lights with central colonette and roundel over;keyed archivolts on clustered pilasters;impost band.Outer bays have cross windows in corniced eaved and shouldered architraves.Dentil cornice.Balustrade over outer bays linked by decorative brackets to central corniced pediment which has decorated,dated terracotta panel to tympanum and ball finials.On right, attached gateway has panelled and knob-finialled piers and decorative ironwork to double gate.Returns:front bay projects and is in same style as front; other bays plainer,defined by offset pilaster buttresses and each with tall, round-arched,traceried window with coloured glass,in full-height round-arched recess; continuous hoodmould;moulded eaves.Lower rear bay has paired round-arched lights to organ chamber and four-panel door in lower outshut;stepped dentilled eaves. Interior:entrance vestibule has coloured tile floor,coloured glass to doors and overlights, stairs up to gallery.Body of church:leafy-capitaled iron columns support gallery,the front of which has raised and fielded panels and decorative iron panels.At south end,altar rail on decorative iron support;steps with decorative iron balustrades up to decorative pulpit;choir stalls behind fronted as gallery;proscenium arch with archivolt on plain-capitaled piers flanked by full-height pilasters and paired fluted brackets.Coved coffered ceiling.Original piers; panelled organ case;panelled doors.The church is a significant element in the street and is important in retaining its fine interior.

Listing NGR: SU1467329912

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

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