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Saint Paul's Methodist Chapel and Sunday School

A Grade II Listed Building in Shaw and Crompton, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5785 / 53°34'42"N

Longitude: -2.0943 / 2°5'39"W

OS Eastings: 393853

OS Northings: 409103

OS Grid: SD938091

Mapcode National: GBR FWT1.DY

Mapcode Global: WHB94.SBX0

Entry Name: Saint Paul's Methodist Chapel and Sunday School

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309549

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212431

Location: Shaw and Crompton, Oldham, OL2

County: Oldham

Civil Parish: Shaw and Crompton

Built-Up Area: Shaw (Oldham)

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Shaw Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 91 NW
4/27
11/7/83

CROMPTON
ROCHDALE ROAD
(north side)
St. Paul's
Methodist Chapel
and Sunday School

II

Chapel and Sunday school. 1863 by James Simpson, Sunday
School of 1871 by John Wild of Oldham. Ashlar with slate
roof.3-sided gallery plan with 5 x 6 bays and 2 storeys. The
Sunday school adjoins the rear and has 4 x 7 bays and 2
storeys. Gable-pediment with modillion cornice and central
oculus with volute enrichment. Rusticated corner pilasters.
Central porch has corner antae and columns in antis
supporting a bold entablature. Double panelled doors with
overlight. Outer sash windows with raised segment-headed
surrounds, keystones and light volute decoration. Round-
arched first floor sash windows with marginal glazing bars
have continuous sill band, pilasters and are keyed into a
string above. Similar side windows with less enrichment.
Cast-iron railings and gates around front enclosure. The
Sunday school has a pediment over the central 3 bays which
are slightly advanced. Bracketed eaves cornice. Doors in
extreme bays with fanlights, pilaster surrounds and dropped
keystones. Segment-headed ground floor windows and round-
arched first floor windows have stone sills and dropped
keystones. Central 3 first floor have open pediments. Oculus
and garland in tympanum. C20 addition to rear. Interior:
panelled gallery parapet on cast-iron columns. Arched organ
loft. Panelled ceiling. Enriched plaster frieze includes
shell motifs.

Listing NGR: SD9385309103

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