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Methodist Church, Forecourt Walls and Steps

A Grade II Listed Building in Marazion, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.1241 / 50°7'26"N

Longitude: -5.4701 / 5°28'12"W

OS Eastings: 152063

OS Northings: 30660

OS Grid: SW520306

Mapcode National: GBR DXWC.161

Mapcode Global: VH130.44JP

Plus Code: 9C2P4GFH+JX

Entry Name: Methodist Church, Forecourt Walls and Steps

Listing Date: 9 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311015

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69914

ID on this website: 101311015

Location: Marazion, Cornwall, TR17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Marazion

Built-Up Area: Marazion

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Marazion

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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5/10 Methodist Church, forecourt walls
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Wesleyan chapel forecourt and steps. 1893. Dressed granite brought to course with
granite dressings to the front gable end, rockfaced granite to the sides. Dry
Delabole slate roof with brick chimney over the rear gable end.
Plan: rectangular aisle-less plan with galleries. Ritual east end at north and
entrance hall with flanking stairs at south. Gothic style.
Exterior : 2 storey elevations. Symmetrical 3-bay south entrance gable front with
wider central bay. Weathered buttresses dividing the bays and clasping the corners.
Pinnacles over the buttresses and cruciform finial over the coped gable. Pair of
central pointed-arched doorways within round outer arch. Smaller round-headed arches
over 2-light windows to the bays on either side. Cogged mid-floor cornice. First
floor has similarly disposed openings but under pointed arches. Similar paired
lights. The central window has 2 paired pointed lights, with rose window over. Y-
traceried wooden windows. Paired pointed arched gable ventilators. Punctuating
Interior not inspected.
In front of the entrance 2 L-plan flights of granite steps flank a wide landing with
square granite coped balustrade at the front. The stairs have square chamfered
granite newels with moulded caps and in front of the blind balustrade are 4 memorial
niches. Adjoining the road are cruciform headed granite monolithic gate piers and
some cast ironwork.

Listing NGR: SW5206330660

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