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Methodist Church and Sunday School

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitehaven, Cumbria

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263963

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429158

Location: Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria, CA28

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

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

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Listing Text

LOWTHER STREET
1.
1814 (North East Side)
II GV Methodist Church and
Sunday School
NX9718 SE 5/190

2.
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

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

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