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Universal Pentecostal Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Welshpool, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.66 / 52°39'35"N

Longitude: -3.1527 / 3°9'9"W

OS Eastings: 322134

OS Northings: 307539

OS Grid: SJ221075

Mapcode National: GBR B0.5DGW

Mapcode Global: WH79P.JDYN

Entry Name: Universal Pentecostal Church

Listing Date: 29 February 1996

Last Amended: 29 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16648

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Above Mount Street, adjacent to Christ Church churchyard.

County: Powys

Community: Welshpool (Y Trallwng)

Community: Welshpool

Built-Up Area: Welshpool

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

History: Built as a school associated with Christ Church, c1840-50, and comprising school wing with master's house alongside. Now used as a church.

Description: Roughly coursed and squared Welshpool granite with ashlar dressings, and slate roof. Yellow brick gable end stacks, and yellow terracotta axial stack on master's house: this has 3 shafts, with vertical chevron and twist mouldings. Iron vents on roof of school wing. L-plan, with former school master's house occupying the S wing. 3-light stone mullioned windows with heavy latticed panes flank the chamfered segmentally arched doorway. 2-light mullioned dormer windows in coped gables above. The former school wing adjoins at right-angles: a lean-to pentice runs along its inner face: this has 2-bay arcade with 4-centred arches, and a higher arch in gabled porch to the E. Latticed windows within. Gable end has main window set high: tall 3-light mullioned and transomed window over 3 single light windows, all with heavy latticed panes. 2 similar windows in N elevation, though one renewed.

Included as a well-detailed mid C19 school which is part of a group with Christ Church

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