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Brown Knowl Methodist Church and Attached Sunday School

A Grade II Listed Building in Fuller's Moor, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.0768 / 53°4'36"N

Longitude: -2.7546 / 2°45'16"W

OS Eastings: 349542

OS Northings: 353556

OS Grid: SJ495535

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.B3F2

Mapcode Global: WH88W.NXGL

Plus Code: 9C5V36GW+P4

Entry Name: Brown Knowl Methodist Church and Attached Sunday School

Listing Date: 19 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1278774

English Heritage Legacy ID: 404748

ID on this website: 101278774

Location: Brown Knowl, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Broxton

Built-Up Area: Fuller's Moor

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bickerton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Gothic Revival Sunday school Protestant church building

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(West Side)

8/29 Brown Knowl Methodist
Church and attached
Sunday School


Methodist Church, 1913, of stone-dressed red-brown brick with pebble
dashed gables and graded grey slate roofs. The Church and Sunday
School form an L, with tower and vestry in its angle. In
Perpendicular manner. The Church has a 5-light (ritual) west window
facing road - 3 lights under a square head flanked each side by a
lower pointed-arched light. The schoolroom (left) has a 6-light
window in end gable, in a camber-arched recess with ogee hoodmould.
Three 3-light trefoil-headed windows are in (ritual) south side of
Church. The crenellated tower has traceried pebbledash panels in
place of bell-openings. Double doors of oak. Mid C20 flat-roofed
extension at rear.
Interior: The church of 4 bays has arch-braced trusses and
contemporary furnishings. Church, schoolroom and vestry are designed
to communicate (for joint use) through pointed archways with folding
The church was built as a Primitive Methodist Chapel, near the site of
one (demolished) erected in 1836, of which the datestone is in the
rear gable of the present building. The site is associated with, and
the burial place of, John Wedgwood (tomb q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ4954253556

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