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Methodist Church Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Southport, Sefton

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.6511 / 53°39'4"N

Longitude: -2.9865 / 2°59'11"W

OS Eastings: 334891

OS Northings: 417634

OS Grid: SD348176

Mapcode National: GBR 7VL6.7X

Mapcode Global: WH862.3H39

Plus Code: 9C5VM227+F9

Entry Name: Methodist Church Hall

Listing Date: 29 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1379602

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478989

Location: Sefton, PR9

County: Sefton

Electoral Ward/Division: Cambridge

Built-Up Area: Southport

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Southport All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Description


SOUTHPORT

SD31NW LEYLAND ROAD
664-1/1/53 (East side)
Methodist Church Hall

GV II

Methodist Sunday School and caretaker's house, now church
hall. c1891; altered, with some C20 additions. Coursed
sandstone rubble, slate roofs. Gothic style. Modified L-plan,
consisting of large hall on east-west axis with south wing at
east end and apsidal west wing to the centre of this.
EXTERIOR: the gabled west front of the hall is a
boldly-modelled asymmetrical composition with the roof to the
right carried down to meet a set-back integral porch which has
a lateral apse. The principal portion has massive buttresses
(carried up to pinnacles with saddleback coping) framing a
large 2-centred arched window which has a chamfered surround
and is divided vertically by 2 moulded mullions treated as
shafts and horizontally by a weathered sill, the lower part
having windows of 2:3:2 lights with intersecting cusped
tracery and the upper part having 1:2:1 tall lancet lights.
To the right the porch has a slightly-projected gabled doorway
chamfered in 2 orders, and projected from its south side is a
5-sided apse with weathered plinth, weathered sill, short
2-centred arched windows with quatrefoils in the heads, a
parapet and hipped roof.
The south side wall is now mostly covered by a C20 flat-roofed
extension.
South wing with a semicircular apse with a conical roof and
continuous arcaded lancet fenestration in which alternate
lights are blind.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Forms group with associated Leyland Road Methodist Church to
south (qv).


Listing NGR: SD3489117634

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