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Wesley Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Victoria, Hartlepool

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Latitude: 54.6856 / 54°41'8"N

Longitude: -1.2125 / 1°12'45"W

OS Eastings: 450864

OS Northings: 532571

OS Grid: NZ508325

Mapcode National: GBR MGZ8.83

Mapcode Global: WHD6F.BHV8

Entry Name: Wesley Methodist Church

Listing Date: 17 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250538

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432938

Location: Hartlepool, TS24

County: Hartlepool

Electoral Ward/Division: Victoria

Built-Up Area: Hartlepool

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hartlepool St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 5032
(north side)
10/127 Wesley Methodist


Church, 1871-73, by Hill and Swan. Brick with stone dressings and sandstone
ashlar facing to principal east front. Hipped slate roof. 2 storeys and
basement. 5 bays to front. Flight of 12 stone steps leads up to Corinthian
tetrastyle portico in middle 3 bays, with full entablature continued over
end bays and supported on angle pilasters. Pediment with lunette surrounded
by foliate ornament. Round-headed door and window openings with archivolts
and impost mouldings continued as string courses. Leaded lights to end bays
of which ground-floor windows have balustraded aprons. Sashes to first
floor of middle bays and 3-panelled double doors below, with leaded-light
fanlights. Band between floors; parapet with balustraded panels to end
bays. Side elevations are of 7 bays. Blocked flat-arched basement windows
and round-headed windows with stone hood-moulds and impost bands to ground
and first floors. Leaded lights to ground-floor windows, sashes to first
floor where stone sills are continued as band. Later church hall adjoining
north-west corner is not of interest. Disused at time of survey, when the
galleried interior had been extensively damaged.

Listing NGR: NZ5086432571

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

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