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Wesleyan Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Dent, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2785 / 54°16'42"N

Longitude: -2.457 / 2°27'25"W

OS Eastings: 370339

OS Northings: 487076

OS Grid: SD703870

Mapcode National: GBR CL8Z.V1

Mapcode Global: WH94C.7Q7F

Plus Code: 9C6V7GHV+95

Entry Name: Wesleyan Chapel

Listing Date: 14 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383999

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484431

Location: Dent, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA10

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Dent

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Dent with Cowgill

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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SD7087 THE LANING, Dent Town
162-1/24/205 (South side (off))
14/06/84 Wesleyan Chapel


Wesleyan chapel, now United Reformed church. Dated 1834. Thin
watershot coursed rubble with large quoins, all white-washed;
graduated blue slate roof with 2 courses of stone slate at the
eaves. Rectangular single-cell building on east-west axis.
The south front has 2 round-headed 6-pane windows with
Y-tracery in the heads, and in the middle of the wall between
them a datestone lettered "WESLEYAN / 1834 / CHAPEL". The rear
has similar windows. The west gable wall has a tall
round-headed opening containing a square headed doorway with a
slab lintel and a round-headed window immediately above this,
with glazing bars and a stone slate drip-band.
INTERIOR: internal porch; pitch-pine dado and pulpit (benches
removed); moulded plaster cornice; ceiling with moulded
plaster roundel and 4 moulded plaster diamonds from which
globular electric lamps hang on chains.
Forms group with High Laning Farmhouse to the south (qv).

Listing NGR: SD7033987076

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