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Wesleyan Methodist Church and Attached Church Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Newquay, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.4137 / 50°24'49"N

Longitude: -5.0805 / 5°4'49"W

OS Eastings: 181238

OS Northings: 61631

OS Grid: SW812616

Mapcode National: GBR ZD.90LV

Mapcode Global: FRA 077Y.QK5

Plus Code: 9C2PCW79+FQ

Entry Name: Wesleyan Methodist Church and Attached Church Hall

Listing Date: 12 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71134

ID on this website: 101327389

Location: Newquay, Cornwall, TR7

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Newquay

Built-Up Area: Newquay

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Newquay

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Tagged with: Chapel

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NEWQUAY EAST STREET (south side), Newquay
SW 8061-8161
16/132 Wesleyan Methodist Church and
- attached church hall

Methodist church with attached church hall. 1904, by Bell, Withers and Meredith.
Front in random granite rubble with granite dressings. Rear in rock-faced elvan
stone rubble with granite dressings. Slate roofs, partly bitumenised, with gable
ends with raised coped verges.
Plan: Auditorium with gable end to front and ritual east to rear. Porch to front
left and tower to front right. The church hall is attached by a corridor to rear
right. Gothic style.
Exterior: Front gable end is 2-storey, with two 2-light windows in the basement.
Upper level has 5-light window with 2 king mullions and 4-centred arch with hood
mould. Weathered pilasters and breather above, with raised coped verges to the
gable. Porch with hipped roof to left with double half-glazed doors with segmental
arch with hood mould. 3 stage tower to right with set-back buttresses and embattled
parapet; double doors to front with segmental arches, hood moulds and louvres. At
the right side of the auditorium, two 2-light windows with segmental arches,
buttresses; flat-roofed dormers with 3-light windows.
The corridor to right attaches the church to the church hall; this has double doors
with segmental arch, buttresses and 2-light window to right and left. The church
hall is 2-storey on basement, with a block set forward to right as the porch. 2
mullion and transom windows at ground floor, with 4-light window with segmental arch
and hood mould above. The porch block has lower ground floor entrance with double
doors with segmental arch.
At the rear, the main gable end has 5-light window with 2 king mullions and 4-centred
arch with continous hood mould; pilasters with chamfered granite tops are continous
with the raised coped verges of the gable. Lean-to to right with door and window.
Corridor to left with double doors and 7-light mullion and transom window. The gable
end of the church hall is to left, with large 5-light window with segmental arch and
hood mould, breather above, and similar pilasters rising to the coped verge of the
gable. Lean-to to left with 9-pane light. 2 flat-roofed dormers along the inner
side of the church hall.
Interior: Not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW8123861631

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