Beatson, William, 1807-1870 :Wesleyan Chapel, Nelson. No. 1. Ground plan. [August-September 1857].
Reference Number: Plans-99-020-003
Shows the ground plan, with pulpit, vestrys, Communion area, and lobby labelled. At lower left, the sittings are calculated, the total being 317.
1 image, categorised under Watercolours, Ink drawings and Architectural drawings, related to Wesleyan Chapel (Nelson), Nelson City, Hardy Street, Buildings - New Zealand - Nelson Region and Methodist church buildings - New Zealand - Nelson Region.
Beatson, William, 1807-1870 :[Architectural plans of buildings in England and Nelson. 1840-1870]., Reference Number Plans-99-020 (44 digitised items)
Extent: 1 plan(s)Ink and watercolour on sheet, 280 x 383 mm.. Horizontal imagePlans
Historical Notes: See "Methodist Church, Nelson, 1842-1942" / Rev. M A Rugby Pratt, pages 10-11: "The brick church opened in 1845 had been severely damaged by earthquake. In August 1857, Mr W Beatson was requested to prepare plans for a new church to seat 400 persons. On 13th November of the same year, 400 pounds was paid for an acre in Hardy Street. ... The foundation stone was laid ... on 17th November, 1857 ..."
Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photographic copy in preference to original.
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Recto - beneath image: [Signatures of (Rev) John Warren, Thomas Hoy, W Jenkins, (builders) James Robertson and Robert Black, (Hon) Donald Sinclair.
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