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Meanwood Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Weetwood, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8281 / 53°49'41"N

Longitude: -1.5671 / 1°34'1"W

OS Eastings: 428591

OS Northings: 436958

OS Grid: SE285369

Mapcode National: GBR BC7.ZJ

Mapcode Global: WHC9C.W1YM

Plus Code: 9C5WRCHM+65

Entry Name: Meanwood Methodist Church

Listing Date: 11 September 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1256207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 465149

Also known as: Iglesia Ni Cristo, Meanwood

ID on this website: 101256207

Location: Meanwood, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6

County: Leeds

Electoral Ward/Division: Weetwood

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Leeds

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Meanwood Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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714-1/6/961 (South West side)
Meanwood Methodist Church


Methodist chapel. 1881. By William Hill, extended 1886 by same
architect. Meanwood sandstone and Potternewton stone, slate
PLAN: on a steeply-sloping site, the building is at the corner
with Monkbridge Road. Gothic Revival style.
EXTERIOR: plinth. Nave with entrance lobby at NE end,
octagonal buttressed turret with stone spire; former Sunday
School entrance at W end of Monk Bridge Road facade, the
building 2 storeys high at this end.
Chapel entrance has 6 stone steps up to board door in arched
recess with round window in the tympanum, flanking lancets,
tall 3-light wheel window flanked by lancets with quatrefoils,
all under hoodmoulds, spire to left and a 2nd narrower
entrance far left. Paired trefoil-headed windows to nave,
plainer openings to basement and SW end openings.
INTERIOR: an impressive wide nave of 6 bays with open roof,
the arched ribs having pierced panels; round arch to chancel,
column and pointed arch to organ loft. Original pine pews with
brass fittings, cleaned c1990, pulpit with quatrefoil panels;
repositioned. Screen to entrance lobby altered, gallery with
panelled front, stairs with turned newels and balusters.
The extensions were to provide a minister's vestry, more rooms
for the Sunday School and meetings.
(Hopwood, A & Rose, S: Sesquicentenary Story: 150 years of
Meanwood Methodism: 1961-: 15).

Listing NGR: SE2859136958

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