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Latitude: 51.4566 / 51°27'23"N
Longitude: -2.1122 / 2°6'43"W
OS Eastings: 392299
OS Northings: 173072
OS Grid: ST922730
Mapcode National: GBR 2SJ.LTG
Mapcode Global: VH96C.BNQ8
Entry Name: Causeway Methodist Church
Listing Date: 22 June 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1267848
English Heritage Legacy ID: 462497
Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15
Civil Parish: Chippenham
Built-Up Area: Chippenham
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Chippenham with Tytherton Lucas
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST9273SW THE CAUSEWAY
930-1/10/248 (East side)
22/06/78 Causeway Methodist Church
Methodist church. c1853. Squared, coursed, rusticated
limestone rubble with freestone dressings, slate roof.
Decorated Gothic Revival style. Rectangular plan with church
hall to rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; symmetrical 3-window range. 3
forward-facing gables have chamfered coping, crocketed finials
and blind slit windows to the apexes. The lower central gable
is set back with a 4-light pointed-arched window with
Geometrical tracery; the gabled doorcase below rises above the
sill; it has a pointed arch with a leaded quatrefoil window in
the tympanum over a shouldered arch to the double doors; doors
have 2-light transomed stained-glass windows to the top and 2
panels below. The gabled 3-storey towers to each side have
elaborate clasping buttresses, freestone and rubblestone
rustication form a ladder-like pattern with gables to each
facet above the 2nd floor. The ground-floor windows have
trefoil-headed leaded lights; similar taller 1st-floor windows
have another blind trefoil above the light and gabled
hoodmoulds cutting through string courses between the
buttresses. Above the buttresses the facade is spanned by a
string course forming sills to large pointed-arch openings
which pierce the towers.
INTERIOR: the church room has central cast-iron pillars and
margin panes to some windows.
Listing NGR: ST9230973084
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