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Description: Walmsley Unitarian Chapel
Date Listed: 27 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 210539
OS Grid Reference: SD7041815539
OS Grid Coordinates: 370418, 415539
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6355, -2.4488
SOUTH TURTON BLACKBURN ROAD
SD 71 NW (west side)
1/59 Walmsley Unitarian Chapel
(Formerly listed as
27.1.67 Walmsley Unitarian Church)
Chapel. 1713 with C19 additions. Water-shot masonry with
stone slate roof and dressed stone additions. Rectangular
building with C19 narthex under lean-to roof and rear wing.
Narthex has central gable, 2 single-chamfered-mullioned
windows of 2 lights and central window of 3 stepped lights
over entrance with splayed reveals rounded angles and label
mould. Gable is stone coped with kneelers, datestone and
small bell turret with round-headed stone-louvred openings,
corbelled cornice and cap with ball finial. Returns of 3
bays have 3-light double-chamfered-mullioned windows on 2
levels. Rear has round-headed window with 3 round-headed
lights and C19 ornamental stained glass. Wing has large
stack. Interior: Gallery on slender columns round 3 sides
has fielded panels. Central open seating and closed pews to
sides. Pulpit to rear wall.
Listing NGR: SD7041815539
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Source: English Heritage
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