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60 and 62, Aldwark

A Grade II Listed Building in Guildhall, York

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Latitude: 53.9605 / 53°57'37"N

Longitude: -1.0765 / 1°4'35"W

OS Eastings: 460693

OS Northings: 451991

OS Grid: SE606519

Mapcode National: GBR NQXN.R1

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.FQM6

Plus Code: 9C5WXW6F+5C

Entry Name: 60 and 62, Aldwark

Listing Date: 14 March 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259570

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462773

ID on this website: 101259570

Location: York, North Yorkshire, YO1

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Guildhall

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: York All Saints, Pavement

Church of England Diocese: York

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1112-1/17/15 (South West side)
Nos.60 AND 62


Methodist chapel, now dentist's surgery. 1759, altered and
extended c1805 and later. Orange-grey brick in random bond on
brick plinth; hipped roof of pantiles with corner scrolls and
brick stack.
EXTERIOR: 2-storey 3-bay front with 1-storey extension bay to
right. C20 glazed door in shallow brick arch of 2 orders in
extension, approached by steps with cast-iron handrail.
Windows to main front are of 16 panes with stone sills and
segmental brick arches. Left return: 2 storeys, 5 bays, with
irregular fenestration. Blocked round-arched openings
represent original fenestration. Present windows similar to
those on Aldwark front.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: building is notable as the first, and until
1805 the only, Wesleyan Methodist Chapel in York. The opening
service on 15 July 1759 was conducted by John Wesley. Its use
as a chapel was discontinued in 1805.
(Borthwick Papers: Royle E: Nonconformity in C19 York:
University of York: 1985-: 1; City of York: The Central Area:
HMSO: 1981-: 52).

Listing NGR: SE6069351991

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