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Crippleshill Methodist Church and Schoolroom

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Just, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.113 / 50°6'46"N

Longitude: -5.6773 / 5°40'38"W

OS Eastings: 137200

OS Northings: 30130

OS Grid: SW372301

Mapcode National: GBR DXCD.28V

Mapcode Global: VH05F.KF07

Entry Name: Crippleshill Methodist Church and Schoolroom

Listing Date: 14 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386530

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473921

Location: St. Just, Cornwall, TR19

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Just

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Just-in-Penwith

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Description

SW 33 SE
881/1/10050

ST JUST
CRIPPLESHILL
Crippleshill Methodist Church and Schoolroom

II

Nonconformist (Bible Christian) chapel and later schoolroom. 1861 datestone, schoolroom 1931. Painted rubble walls to chapel render and rusticated quoins to schoolroom; asbestos slate roof with coped front gable to chapel and original scantle slate roof with crested and pierced clay ridge tiles to schoolroom. Small rectangular aisle-less plan to chapel plus small schoolroom added at right angles to right-hand side. Single storey; symmetrical 2-window front end. Original 12-pane hornless sashes to end elevations; central doorway with squat overlight and panelled door and name with date panel to centre of gable.
INTERIOR: has its original complete set of box pews plus loose benches in front; possibly original rostrum with arcaded balustrade over 3-bay arcade; communion rail with turned balustrade and quadrant plan ends. This one of only 6 examples of simple wayside chapels in Cornwall known to retain all of their original box pews.

Listing NGR: SW3720030130

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