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Description: Mow Cop Weslyan Chapel and Manse
Date Listed: 11 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 273334
OS Grid Reference: SJ8564556997
OS Grid Coordinates: 385645, 356997
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1100, -2.2159
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KIDSGROVE C.P. CHAPEL BANK (north
SJ 85 NE side) Mow Cop
2/50 Mow Cop Wesleyan Chapel
- and Manse
Chapel and manse. Dated 1852. Ashlar; hipped slate roof. 2 storeys with chamfer-
ed plinth and coved and cyma recta moulded eaves. South front. 3 bays;
fixed light glazing bar windows with semi-circular heads; C20 ground floor
windows in original openings. Central boarded door with semi-circular
head, pilastered surround and cyma recta moulded cornice hood. East
front. 3 bays of fixed light windows with semi-circular heads. West
front. Central 2-leaf door with keyed fanlight and pilastered and open
pedimented surround. Flanking 2-storey stair windows with semi-circular
heads springing from an impost band which continues on the south front as
a sill band. Central first floor circular window with radiating glazing
bars. The Manse is attached at right angles to the left. Ashlar; fish-
scale tile roof; brick integral end stacks. 2 storeys with coved eaves
band; 2 bays of 4-pane sashes. Central C20 glazed door. Interior.
On the ground floor is a large schoolroom with annexes, and a vestry.
Removable panelled partition walls. The school was entered from the
door in the south front. The first floor is occupied by the chapel which
retains its original choir stalls and elaborate wooden pulpit. The con-
gregation entered by way of the west door and its flanking staircases.
Listing NGR: SJ8564556997
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Source: English Heritage
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