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St. John's Methodist Church, 15 Ponderlaw Street

A Category B Listed Building in Arbroath, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.5602 / 56°33'36"N

Longitude: -2.5787 / 2°34'43"W

OS Eastings: 364530

OS Northings: 741068

OS Grid: NO645410

Mapcode National: GBR VV.NR2T

Mapcode Global: WH8S8.CC9P

Entry Name: St. John's Methodist Church, 15 Ponderlaw Street

Listing Date: 11 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356400

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21147

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Arbroath

County: Angus

Town: Arbroath

Electoral Ward: Arbroath East and Lunan

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Small octagonal, (originally classic), rubble and slate.
Opened by John Wesley 1772. Remodelled, Gothic porch and
gallery added 1882. [Hall added 1896: 2-light gothic windowed
gable to street. Organ Chamber added 1946 as an outshot to the rear].

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical, in use as such. The Manse, Item 23, was next door, heightened in 1869 dated 1772, sold in 1902. After Dunbar (1764) the oldest Methodist Church in Scotland, also known as "Totum Kirkie", Totum being and eight sided spinning top.

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