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Old Baptist Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rossendale, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7328 / 53°43'58"N

Longitude: -2.2814 / 2°16'53"W

OS Eastings: 381532

OS Northings: 426303

OS Grid: SD815263

Mapcode National: GBR DTH8.WM

Mapcode Global: WH974.XFSQ

Entry Name: Old Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 7 June 1971

Last Amended: 30 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072764

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185774

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Goodshaw

Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Goodshaw St Mary and All Saints with St John Crawshawbooth

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 82 NW RAWTENSTALL GOODSHAW LANE
Goodshaw

2/195 Old Baptist Chapel
7.6.1971 (formerly listed as Goodshaw Baptist
GV Chapel)
II*

Baptist chapel, 1760, enlarged in early C19, restored 1984. Watershot coursed
sandstone blocks, stone slate roof with gable copings, restored ball finials
on ridge and at gables. Rectangular 3-bay plan single depth enlarged to the
front. Two storeys; 2 doorways with plain surrounds and slab canopies on
beaked brackets, above and between these 2 large 12-pane boxed sash windows on
continuous sill, and at each end on each floor a similar but smaller window.
Both return walls show gable and joint line of original lower building; right
return wall has marks of former stone steps in the added wall, and a 2-light
flush mullion window at ground floor of old wall (with small panes of old
glass in lead cames); rear has 3 similar windows with 4-pane fixed glazing at
ground floor, 4 similar windows at 1st floor, the outer having been raised
within the jambs of lower original openings. Interior: raised desk with
sounding board (restored). An unusual survival in being largely untouched
since the early C19. In the guardianship of the Department of the
Environment.


Listing NGR: SD8153226303

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