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Heaton Park Congregational Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Holyrood, Bury

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Latitude: 53.5313 / 53°31'52"N

Longitude: -2.2689 / 2°16'8"W

OS Eastings: 382273

OS Northings: 403886

OS Grid: SD822038

Mapcode National: GBR DWLL.LV

Mapcode Global: WHB98.3HVN

Entry Name: Heaton Park Congregational Church

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210762

Location: Bury, M25

County: Bury

Electoral Ward/Division: Holyrood

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Prestwich St Hilda

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 80 SW

SP/692 Heaton Park Congregational

- II
Congregational church. 1881 by Alfred Waterhouse. Red brick with pressed brick
and stone dressings, steeply pitched slate roofs. Gothic Revival. School room/hall
on ground floor, church above. Separately-roofed buttressed corner tower contains
entrance, a twin doorway in arched opening, with traceried tympanum and hood-mould.
Lancet stairlights leading up to church, which has similar lancets and a large 4-light
plate-traceried arched window in the gable end. Triplets of little lancets in both
main gable and tower, similar in form but differing in detail. Louvre to tower roof
ridge with decorative ironwork. Ground floor hall windows square headed (though with
expressed relieving arches) with mullions and transoms. Stained glass to church.
Original staircases, doors and interior fittings intact. A good and complete example
of the work of Waterhouse, economically planned and sensitively detailed.

Listing NGR: SD8227303886

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