Date Listed: 25 March 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 323205
OS Grid Reference: SD9745188831
OS Grid Coordinates: 397451, 488831
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2951, -2.0407
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THORNTON RUST VILLAGE STREET
SD 98 NE
Calvinist chapel and school, now house. Dated 1827. Rubble, stone slate
roof. 2½ storeys, 2 first-floor windows. Quoins. On ground floor, to
left, C20 canted bay window; to right, C20 4-light casement window. First
floor: 3-light casements. Above, in centre, panel inscribed "THIS CALVINIST
CHAPEL and SCHOOL ROOM were ENDOWED and ERECTED By JOHN TOMLINSON of this
place AD 1827" with long stepped hood-mould. Ashlar copings. End stacks.
Rear elevation, modern casement windows and, above, the heads of 2 round-
headed windows with imposts and keystones. End entry on right return. The
schoolroom was on the ground floor, and the chapel above. The minister
acted as schoolmaster. One of the few Calvinist chapels still surviving in
England. VCH i, p 214.
Listing NGR: SD9745188831
Source: English Heritage
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