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Latitude: 54.5472 / 54°32'49"N
Longitude: -3.5858 / 3°35'8"W
OS Eastings: 297520
OS Northings: 518038
OS Grid: NX975180
Mapcode National: GBR 3HDV.HQ
Mapcode Global: WH5Z1.WYNY
Entry Name: Methodist Church and Sunday School
Listing Date: 15 December 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1263963
English Heritage Legacy ID: 429158
Location: Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria, CA28
Civil Parish: Whitehaven
Built-Up Area: Whitehaven
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Whitehaven St James
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
1814 (North East Side)
II GV Methodist Church and
NX9718 SE 5/190
1877 by T L Banks. Pink sandstone in crazy-paving pattern with ashlar dressings, slated
roofs. Late C13 Gothic style with plate tracery Cruciform with wide apse and prominent
south-west tower. Smaller meeting-room and custodian's flat included behind.
Interior has a deep gallery all round, with Tudor arcading to rail, resting on sandstone
piers which rise to support a stone upper arcade. Capitals carved with foliage and angel
heads. Organ in central east gallery. Raised pulpit probably later. Wall inserted
below west gallery.
At rear the Sunday School building, now used as a concert hall, in plain coursed sandstone
with some ornament to windows.
Listing NGR: NX9752018038
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