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Description: Former Congregational Church
Date Listed: 28 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 214198
OS Grid Reference: SJ3515189601
OS Grid Coordinates: 335151, 389601
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3992, -2.9768
SJ 3589 NW GREAT GEORGE STREET
56/551 Former Congregational
Chapel. 1840-41. J. Franklin. Stone. 2 storeys with
basement, 9 bays to Nelson Street. Rusticated basement with
flat lintel band. Giant Corinthian pilastrade with window
in architraved, round-headed recesses. Windows have small
paned casements. Entablature and tall parapet. Facade
facing Berry Street has channelled rustication and has
projecting drum with Corinthian colonnade of 10 monolithic
columns. Central entrance has architrave and consoled
cornice; paired 6-panel doors. Flanking eared architraved
entrance. Drum continues upwards and has guilloche band
framing wheel windows and lead covered cupola. Left return
similar, with attached 2-storey 3-bay building (not listed).
Ornamental iron railings, some missing. Interior of drum
has double staircase with decorative iron balusters.
Panelled balcony at upper level. Coffered dome. Mahogany
Listing NGR: SJ3515189601
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Source: English Heritage
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