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Former Methodist New Connexion Chapel

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

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Latitude: 53.1885 / 53°11'18"N

Longitude: -2.8894 / 2°53'21"W

OS Eastings: 340670

OS Northings: 366085

OS Grid: SJ406660

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.30NG

Mapcode Global: WH88F.L3BX

Plus Code: 9C5V54Q6+C7

Entry Name: Former Methodist New Connexion Chapel

Listing Date: 6 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1376377

English Heritage Legacy ID: 470372

Location: Chester City and the Garden Quarter, Cheshire West and Chester, CH1

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Electoral Ward/Division: Chester City

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

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PEPPER STREET (South side),
Former Methodist New Connexion Chapel

(Formerly listed as Habitat Store (that part formerly Methodist New Connexion Chapel))


Chapel, then public hall, and later motor showroom. Part of shop at time of Listing 1834-5. By William Cole. For the Methodist New Connexion. Stucco with grey-green hipped slate roof. 4 Corinthian columns in antis between projecting wings, each having a round-arched window of 20 panes beneath the transom and a radial-bar fanlight above. Entablature with architrave, frieze and dentil cornice; pediment standing proud of panelled attic; hipped roof with ridge at right-angle to front.
INTERIOR: any internal features are covered.
HISTORICAL NOTE: in 1836 Joseph Hemingway considered this the most handsome chapel in Chester.
(Hemingway J: A Panorama of Chester: Chester: 1836-; Simpson F: Manuscripts: CR 119/26; Bartholomew City Guides: Harris B: Chester: Edinburgh: 1979-: 140).

Listing NGR: SJ4067066085

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