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Moravian Sunday School

A Grade II Listed Building in Coldhurst, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5435 / 53°32'36"N

Longitude: -2.1318 / 2°7'54"W

OS Eastings: 391360

OS Northings: 405209

OS Grid: SD913052

Mapcode National: GBR FWKG.8H

Mapcode Global: WHB9B.763C

Entry Name: Moravian Sunday School

Listing Date: 8 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201680

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388916

Location: Oldham, OL9

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: Coldhurst

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Oldham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Chadderton St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


SD90SW
780-1/3/53

OLDHAM
MAIN STREET
(West side)

Moravian Sunday School


II

Moravian Sunday School. Dated 1906. By CT Taylor, architect.
Brick with white terracotta dressings and hipped Welsh slate
roof. Single storey, bold Baroque facade to Main Street 3
bays, with central entrance and advanced outer towers,
Entrance in lean-to porch between the towers, with banded
Ionic pilasters flanking doorway and oval windows each side,
all in white terracotta band above brick plinth. Moulded
terracotta frieze above with inscription and date, and cornice
above. Large lunette window with terracotta architrave,
voussoirs and cornice above, in red brick upper storey over
the porch. Angle towers also banded brick and terracotta, with
square windows in terracotta band to ground floor, with
stressed moulded architrave. The terracotta band intself is
stressed with rusticated bands. Central pilasters in brick
band above, with terracotta cornice with central cartouche
above, and moulded parapet, scooped out in centre. Return
elevation to right has alternate segmental and tall
round-arched windows in gabled dormers.
(Ivor Packer: The Moravian Church, Westwood 1865-1965:
Westwood: 1965-).


Listing NGR: SD 91360 05209

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