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English Presbyterian Church of Wales

A Grade II Listed Building in Chester, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.193 / 53°11'34"N

Longitude: -2.882 / 2°52'55"W

OS Eastings: 341166

OS Northings: 366572

OS Grid: SJ411665

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2VV7

Mapcode Global: WH88F.P0TJ

Plus Code: 9C5V54V9+55

Entry Name: English Presbyterian Church of Wales

Listing Date: 10 January 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375749

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469728

ID on this website: 101375749

Location: Newtown, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Chester City

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Chester

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Chester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Church building Neoclassical architecture

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1932-1/6/50 (West side)
10/01/72 English Presbyterian Church of Wales


Presbyterian church. 1864. By Michael Gummow of Wrexham.
Stucco front, brick sides and rear, grey slate roof.
EXTERIOR: Ionic front has full height 4-column portico in
antis. Plain cast-iron railing to forecourt, on stone plinth,
with 3 pairs of iron gates having lattice dogbars, double
lockrail and foliar top-rail with spears; square panelled
cast-iron posts; simple gate to sunk yard, right. Behind the
portico the wall has sillband with central recessed panel; a
now blank architraved opening to each side with pilasters,
frieze and cornice. A pair of doors of 5 fielded panels in
each return wall of portico. A blank panel with architrave
frieze and cornice on face of each wing. The gallery has 3
probably cast-iron lights, 2 with 1-pane hoppers, in portico
and a 12-pane fixed light in face of each wing; architraves,
friezes and alternating triangular and curved pediments to
openings. Dentil pediment to portico. Sides of 6 bays, the
first bay stucco, the others brick; 16-pane recessed sashes to
basement, one altered. Simple plinth-cap at basement ceiling
level; brick pilasters; stone imposts and keys; 18-pane lights
with 4-pane stilted fans. The liturgical east end is apsidal.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ4116666572

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