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Crippleshill Methodist Church and Schoolroom

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Just, Cornwall

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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

Plus Code: 9C2P487F+53

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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Crippleshill Methodist Church and Schoolroom


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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