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Park Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Newport, Middlesbrough

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Latitude: 54.5655 / 54°33'55"N

Longitude: -1.2415 / 1°14'29"W

OS Eastings: 449143

OS Northings: 519185

OS Grid: NZ491191

Mapcode National: GBR MHSN.05

Mapcode Global: WHD6Z.XH0V

Entry Name: Park Methodist Church

Listing Date: 28 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329511

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59750

Location: Middlesbrough, TS1

County: Middlesbrough

Electoral Ward/Division: Newport

Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Linthorpe St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

NZ 41 NE (4919)
west side.
3/51 Park Methodist
Wesleyan church 1903/05 by W.J. Morley & Son (Bradford). Red brick with
painted terracotta dressings. Welsh slate roofs; copper-domed north-west
tower. Disoriented, terms used are ritual. North-west and south-west
towers, nave with transepts, short blank recessed chancel and north-east
vestry. Italianate. 3-stage north-west tower has clasping pilasters,
paired Ionic on 3rd stage. Continuous entablatures between stages.
Panelled double doors and fanlight in classical surround with enriched
spandrels, in west face. 2nd stage has paired round-headed windows, with
quasi-Composite columns, panelled approns and keyed archivolts.
Round-headed windows,in 3rd stage, have balustraded aprons and rusticated
archivolts. Metal casements with glazing bars. Balustraded parapet, and
recessed octagonal cupola with panels and blocked similar windows in
alternate faces. Cornice, dome, and ball-and-spike finial. Similar 2-stage
south-west tower with conical roof; ball-on-stem finials at angles of
parapet. 2-storey, 3-bay west end of nave. Wide slightly-projecting
pedimented centre has 3 windows in Ionic surrounds under Venetian window
with balustraded aprons and enriched spandrels with escutcheons dated 1904.
Enriched tympanum. Flanking bays have windows in moulded surrounds. 4-bay
nave and open-pedimented 2-bay transepts have round-headed windows with
keyed archivolts, impost and sill strings. Enriched tablets in classical
surrounds in tympana of transepts. Hip-roofed vestry. INTERIOR: enriched
plaster chancel arch and panelled ceiling. Deep coved cornices.
Tessellated floor with cross medallions in entrance lobby. West gallery has
raked seating and carved panelled front. Wainscot to sill height. 6-panel
doors in wood architraves. Slightly raked nave seating: panelled benches
with brass and iron umbrella stands on shaped ends. Chancel has organ with
panelled case, behind choir gallery with panelled front. Towers have
open-well staircases with turned balusters, newels with ball finials,
moulded handrails and closed strings. Remains of church school adjoining
south-east corner, too much altered to be of special interest. Occupies
important corner site prominent in views along Linthorpe Road.

Listing NGR: NZ4914319185

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