CPAT Regional Sites & Monuments Record

PRN 36525 - Welshpool, Church Road, Universal Pentecostal Church
Listed Building 16648 (II )

NGR :- SJ2213607542 (SJ20NW)
Unitary authority :- Powys
Community :- Welshpool
Prefered site type :- Post Medieval - Church (Building - Intact )

Listed building

The following is from Cadw's Listed Buildings database

Above Mount Street, adjacent to Christ Church churchyard.

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

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

Sources:-
Cadw Listing database , 2000 , ,

record created 18/09/96 , last updated 18/09/96
The above data are supplied by CPAT in partnership with its Local Authorities and the partners of END, CPAT SMR partnership, 2003 (and in part Crown, 2003)



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Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust, Curatorial Section, 7a Church Street, Welshpool, Powys SY21 7DL.
tel (01938) 553670 , fax (01938) 552179, email trust@cpat.org.uk , website www.cpat.org.uk