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Causeway Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Chippenham, Wiltshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VFV4Q+J4

Entry Name: Causeway Methodist Church

Listing Date: 22 June 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267848

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462497

Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15

County: Wiltshire

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

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Listing Text


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

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

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