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Former United Methodist Church, Rossendale

Description: Former United Methodist Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 June 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 185781

OS Grid Reference: SD8086322669
OS Grid Coordinates: 380863, 422669
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7001, -2.2913

Locality: Rossendale
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 6RX

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Listing Text


6/202 Former United Methodist Church
(formerly listed as "Premises
occupied by Magistrates' Court
7.6.1971 and Old People's Club")

- II

Methodist Church, 1855-7, by Noble (Pevsner); now premises of Rawtenstall OAP
Association. Ashlar, slate roof. Rectangular plan 5 x 6 bays. On sloping
site, rising to the rear, gable end to road raised on ashlar-walled terrace
c.3 metres high; 2 storeys, symmetrical, in classical style: giant tetrastyle
Corinthian portico with plain frieze, prominent dentilled cornice and
pediment; segmental-headed openings with architraves on both floors, 2 doors
and 3 sashed windows with glazing bars at ground floor, 5 similar windows
above; Corinthian pilasters and clasping pilasters. Pilastered 6-bay side
walls have round-headed windows on both floors, with pilastered jambs and
moulded heads, also sashed with glazing bars. (Later addition to rear not
included in the item). History: promoted by Whitehead brothers of Holly
Mount (q.v.) following disagreements at Longholme Methodist Chapel (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD8086322669

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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