SK8053 : Former Wesleyan chapel

near to Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Former Wesleyan chapel
Former Wesleyan chapel
The plaque above the door states that this was the second Methodist Chapel in Newark; it was opened in 1787 by John Wesley himself. It was replaced by the new Barnby Gate church LinkExternal link in the mid 19th century, when it became a school. Now occupied by offices. Listed Grade II.
Listed Buildings and Structures
Listed buildings and structures are officially designated as being of special architectural, historical or cultural significance. There are over half a million listed structures in the United Kingdom.
Listed status is more commonly associated with buildings or groups of buildings, however it can cover many other structures, including bridges, headstones, steps, ponds, monuments, walls, phone boxes, wrecks, parks, and heritage sites.

In England and Wales there are three main listing designations;
Grade I (2.5%) - exceptional interest, sometimes considered to be internationally important.
Grade II* (5.5%) - particularly important buildings of more than special interest.
Grade II (92%) - nationally important and of special interest.

There are also locally listed structures (at the discretion of local authorities) using A, B and C designations.

In Scotland three classifications are also used but the criteria are different. There are around 47,500 Listed buildings.
Category A (8%)- generally equivalent to Grade I and II* in England and Wales
Category B (51%)- this appears generally to cover the ground of Grade II, recognising national importance.
Category C (41%)- buildings of local importance, probably with some overlap with English Grade II.

In Northern Ireland the criteria are similar to Scotland, but the classifications are:
Grade A (2.3%)
Grade B+ (4.7%)
Grade B (93%)

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2012
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Friday, 31 August, 2012   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 6 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Former (from Tags)
Wesleyan Methodist Chapel 
Person (from Tags)
John Wesley 
Date (from Tags)
1787 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8008 5373 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:4.4885N 0:48.3683W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 80106 53727
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