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Methodist Church, Whitworth

Description: Methodist Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185827

OS Grid Reference: SD8841117596
OS Grid Coordinates: 388411, 417596
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6547, -2.1768

Location: 1 Chapel Street, Whitworth OL12 8PW

Locality: Whitworth
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: OL12 8PW

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Listing Text

(West side)

11/248 Methodist Church
- II

Methodist Church, later C19, with earlier school attached at rear.
Rock-faced sandstone with ashlar dressings, slate roof. Rectangular plan,
3 x 6 bays; school continued at angle, 4 small bays. Both 2 storeys, but
school only ½ the height. Gable to road: 3-bay symmetrical pedimented
facade, with string course, giant rusticated clasping pilasters finished
with panels at the top; double 6-panel doors, semicircular fanlight with
glazing bars, large moulded and panelled architrave with round-headed arch
and keystone, dentilled cornice, plain frieze which forms sill to 1st floor
tripartite window: this has round-headed lights, circular lights in the
heads, moulded archivolt (with keystones); flanking bays have segmental-
headed windows at ground floor, with stilted labels, and round-headed
windows at 1st floor. All these windows have glazing bars and margin panes.
Pediment has oculus with shaped surround. Side walls have segmental-headed
windows at ground floor, round-headed at let moor. School to rear is of
coursed sandstone, with rectangular windows at ground floor and round-headed
windows above.

Listing NGR: SD8841117596

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Source: English Heritage

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