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Waterbarn Baptist Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Rossendale, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6909 / 53°41'27"N

Longitude: -2.235 / 2°14'5"W

OS Eastings: 384580

OS Northings: 421626

OS Grid: SD845216

Mapcode National: GBR DTTR.YN

Mapcode Global: WHB8H.MHYC

Entry Name: Waterbarn Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361948

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185590

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, OL13

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Stacksteads

Built-Up Area: Bacup

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Tunstead Holy Trinity with Bacup St Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


6/13 Waterbarn Baptist Chapel
- II

Baptist chapel, dated 1847 in gable. Sandstone ashlar facade,
otherwise coursed rubble, slate roof. Rectangular plan (school
attached at south end not included in the item). Two storeys;
symmetrical facade in simple classical style has pilastered corners,
1st floor sill band, string course, moulded cornice and pedimented
gable: at ground floor 2 doorways with panelled doors, rectangular
fanlights, cornices on brackets, and between them 2 round-headed
windows; at 1st floor a Venetian window flanked by round-headed
windows, and in the pediment of the gable a tablet lettered BAPTIST
protected by a cornice on brackets. Side walls have 7 windows on
each floor, rectangular at ground floor and round-headed at
1st floor, all with altered glazing. Interior: horseshoe-shaped
gallery supported on slim iron columns with palm capitals (but now
ceiled) ; segmentally-curved box pews.

Listing NGR: SD8458021626

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