Building record MYO707 - VICTORIA BAR CHAPEL

Summary

Primitive Methodist Chapel, built in 1880; it was used as a warehouse and has now been coverted to flats. By William Peachey. Exterior: 2 storey 5-bay apsidal north-west end rises behind 1-storey, five-and-a-half bay entrance front of which left end bay has an attic, and right end bay is one-and-a-half storey staircase turret

Location

Grid reference SE 6007 5129 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Shown on OS map as warehouse. Primitive Methodist Chapel, now flats. 1880. By William Peachey. MATERIALS: orange brick, part in header bond, part Flemish bond, on chamfered plinth of red-orange brick; pilasters, entablature and banding of cream-grey brick in Flemish, header and stretcher bonds; cornice and dressings of cream-grey moulded brick. Slate roofs, with segmental hips at each end, conical to staircase turret, with terracotta finials. EXTERIOR: 2 storey 5-bay apsidal north-west end rises behind 1-storey, five-and-a-half bay entrance front of which left end bay has an attic, and right end bay is one-and-a-half storey staircase turret. Bays articulated by pilasters of rusticated brickwork with moulded capitals, beneath full entablature with moulded cornice. Pilaster plinths contain memorial foundation stones dated 2 June 1879. Three entrance bays have panelled double doors beneath fanlights in roll-moulded round arches of 2 orders with hoodmoulds. Left end bay has segment-arched doorway with double doors of 6 sunk panels in similar opening, beneath cross-glazed circular window. Above, attic filled by raised shouldered and pedimented panel. Staircase turret windows are round-headed small-pane fixed lights beneath segmental arches, with moulded brick sills. Probable datestone, defaced, over central door. Upper floor pilasters of alternating bands of stretcher bond brick and diagonally-set soldier bricks support coved cornice. Three centre bays have cross windows and fanlights, with moulded brick sills over raised brick panels; window arches are segmental with hoodmoulds and impost bands. Newton Terrace front: 2 storeys 6 bays, between 1-storey bays with attics, that at left end pedimented, that at right end set back. Both storeys of central bays pilastered as on entrance front, with similarly detailed windows in each bay, round-arched on ground floor, segment-arched on first floor. Left end bay has tall round-arched sash window on ground floor, and smaller fixed light to attic. Right end bay treated similarly to corresponding bay on entrance front, with C20 door. INTERIOR: fixtures and fittings removed late C20, and concrete frame inserted, though coved plaster ceiling survives.
Listing NGR: SE6007251294

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

NMR Information
613515 Architectural Survey Investigation by RCHME/EH Architectural Survey
BF060242 VICTORIA BAR CHAPEL, YORK File of material relating to a site or building

Sources
An inventory of nonconformist chapels and meeting-houses in the north of England 1994 by Christopher Stell 190

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Jan 24 2020 10:14AM

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