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Newland Methodist Church and Meeting Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Newland, City of Kingston upon Hull

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Latitude: 53.7684 / 53°46'6"N

Longitude: -0.3588 / 0°21'31"W

OS Eastings: 508272

OS Northings: 431473

OS Grid: TA082314

Mapcode National: GBR GHD.SK

Mapcode Global: WHGFK.GJCY

Plus Code: 9C5XQJ9R+8F

Entry Name: Newland Methodist Church and Meeting Room

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297066

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387535

ID on this website: 101297066

Location: Newland, Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU5

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Newland

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Hull

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hull, Newland St John

Church of England Diocese: York

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680-1/4/121 (South side)
Newland Methodist Church and meeting


Methodist church and adjoining meeting room. 1928, with late
C20 alterations. By Sir Alfred Gelder. Brick with concrete and
ashlar dressings and hipped slate roofs, with octagonal slate
dome to main block, topped with an octagonal turret with
volutes. Edwardian Baroque detailing. Plinth, string course,
eaves band, coped parapets. 2 storeys; octagonal main block
with square pavilions at the corners.
Front elevation, to Cottingham Road, has a recessed pedimented
centre with angle pilasters, flanked by square pavilions.
Central round-headed traceried window with moulded surround,
bracketed sill and elongated double keystone. The window has a
supplementary segmental pediment on brackets. On either side,
a transomed 2-light window with moulded surround. Below,
between the pavilions, a projecting rusticated flat-roofed
porch with corbels above the central recessed doorway. Glazed
double doors with margin glazed overlight. On either side, a
similar smaller doorway with a panel above it, and margin
glazed double doors. The side pavilions have a transomed
2-light margin glazed window with moulded surround and apron,
and a similar window to each return.
Left return, to Newland Avenue, has a central first floor
elevation similar to Cottingham Road front and below, three
2-light transomed windows with moulded surrounds. Pavilion to
left has a transomed margin glazed 2-light window and below
it, a moulded doorcase with cornice and a pair of half-glazed
doors with glazing bars. Left return has a 2-light margin
glazed window with apron. Rear has a half-hipped 2-storey
projection with 2 paired sashes on each floor. Adjoining
meeting room, 2 storeys, has canted corner. Above, two 12-pane
sashes and below, 3 similar sashes.
INTERIOR: square central space with canted corners each with a
pedimented concrete doorcase and a pair of half-glazed doors,
under a shallow steel-framed dome with panelled ribs and band,
and a central boss surrounded by a ring of lights. On 3 sides,
a serpentine bow-fronted cantilevered gallery with
egg-and-dart band and wreaths. 2 columns at rear. At the
corners, single doors with pedimented wooden cases. Under the
gallery, 3 double doors with pedimented concrete doorcases. On
either side, late C20 partitions forming side rooms. At front,
a panelled segmental arch and a stage and dais with fretted
wooden screens and round-arched wooden rail. Fittings include
linked wooden chairs with plywood seats.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: York and The East
Riding: Harmondsworth: 1972-: 284).

Listing NGR: TA0827231473

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