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Description: Tyldesley Chapel
Date Listed: 18 July 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 213517
OS Grid Reference: SD6909301986
OS Grid Coordinates: 369093, 401986
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5136, -2.4675
TYLDESLEY ELLIOTT STREET
SD 60 SE
2/48 Tyldesley Chapel
Chapel. 1789 for the Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion, now
a Pentecostal church. Flemish bond brick. 3-sided gallery
plan of 3 x 1 bays with a C20 addition to the (ritual) east.
The gabled front has 2 panelled doors with moulded surrounds
and flat hoods. Between them on each floor is an elementary
Venetian window with leaded glass. The date is recorded in a
roundel panel in the gable which is topped by a C19
bellcote. Bays 1 and 3 of the side elevations are slightly
set back. Each bay has a window which was adapted from the
Venetian type to a round-headed window in the C19. Coped
parapet and gable. Blind Y-tracery window and gable pediment
in brick relief to rear. Interior: the gallery is supported
on timber columns. C19 organ chamber. Panelling of C20 and
pews from elsewhere. The ceiling is plain.
Listing NGR: SD6909301986
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Source: English Heritage
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