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Description: The Methodist Church
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 212684
OS Grid Reference: SJ9395598948
OS Grid Coordinates: 393955, 398948
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4872, -2.0926
ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE STAMFORD STREET
SJ 99 NW (south side)
4/35 The Methodist
(formerly listed as The
- Methodist Church, Stamford
Street (at corner of Warrington
Church. 1832. Flemish bond brick with slate roof. 4-sided
gallery plan with 7 x 4 bays and a C20 extension to east.
Pedimented front has stone plinth with slightly advanced
central 2 bays. Tetrastyle Greek Doric porch. Sash windows
to either sidehave stone sills, flat brick arches and
marginal glazingbars. 4 first floor windows have semi-
circular heads, stone sills and sashes with marginal glazing
bars. 3 windows within tympanum. Side elevations repeat
similar windows. Internally the hall has been split
horizontally by a suspended ceiling above gallery level. The
gallery has a panelled parapet and is supported on fluted
columns. Pedimented organ loft on gallery to (ritual) east.
Elaborate plaster frieze with shell motifs and decorative
detailing to ceiling. Box pews remain at lower level only.
1930s light pendants of particular quality. A stone
incorporated in the right of the church is a relic from the
first chapel occupied by the Methodist New Conexion in
Ashton in 1797. W. Glover, History of Ashton-under-Lyne,
Listing NGR: SJ9395598948
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Source: English Heritage
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