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Church Rooms, Bury

Description: Church Rooms

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 210750

OS Grid Reference: SD8045910940
OS Grid Coordinates: 380459, 410940
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5947, -2.2967

Location: A56, Bury BL8 1SZ

Locality: Bury
County: Bury
Country: England
Postcode: BL8 1SZ

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Listing Text

- Church Rooms


L-shaped and single-storey, one wing being of 1786 in classical style; the other of
1864 in Gothic style. 1786 wing is of Ashlar and has 6 regular round-arched
bays to main inner front, the left-hand arch being the doorway (with plain fan),
the other windows, with altered glazing. Impost band. Cornice and blocking
course. End of wing has large recessed arch flanked by pairs of blind windows.
Rear has pediment to blocking course. This wing modified in 1861. 1864 wing
is shorter and of snecked rubble. The main inner front has 4 3-light mullion
and transom windows with cusped pointed heads; buttresses between. Steep slate
roof with tall hexagonal chimney on each coped gable. This wing is included
for group value with 1786 wing and with church. The rooms were formerly the
Grammar School, founded on this site c.1620.

Listing NGR: SD8045910940

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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