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© Mr Steven Vaux

IoE Number: 32418
Location: METHODIST CHAPEL,
  FRESHFORD, BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Steven Vaux
Date Photographed: 08 September 2007
Date listed: 23 October 1990
Date of last amendment: 23 October 1990
Grade II

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The following building shall be added to the list:-ST 75 NEFRESHFORDSHARPSTONE5/55Methodist Chapel

The following building shall be added to the list:- ST 75 NE FRESHFORD SHARPSTONE 5/55 Methodist Chapel II GV Methodist Chapel. Built c.1783 and extended 1850. Limestone ashlar, with pantile roof to late. C18 part and Welsh slate roof to mid C19 part.T-plan with mid C19 extension forming cross wing to right. One-storey late C18 facade of 3 bays, with central doorway having C20 plank doors set in ogee-headed ovolo-moulded architrave flanked by Y-tracery windows with late C19 glazing-bar casements set in pointed moulded arches. Gable end to right, of mid C19 wing, has 3 double-chamfered graduated lancets set above pointed- arched doorway with plank door. Right side wall has 4 chamfered lancets. Rear of late C18 part has 2 similar Y-tracery windows set in pointed arches and a late C18 panelled door. Interior: late C18 chapel has original coved cornice. Mid C19 chapel has mid C19 pews, balcony with Gothic-style front set on cast-iron columns, corbels to arch-braced king-post roof and a reredos made of reset late C18 fielded panelling. Opened C.1783 by John Wesley, who preached here several times and mentioned it in his journals.

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