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Jireh Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7885 / 53°47'18"N

Longitude: -2.2407 / 2°14'26"W

OS Eastings: 384240

OS Northings: 432491

OS Grid: SD842324

Mapcode National: GBR DSSM.PN

Mapcode Global: WHB83.K17H

Plus Code: 9C5VQQQ5+9P

Entry Name: Jireh Baptist Church

Listing Date: 2 August 1995

Last Amended: 19 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467003

ID on this website: 101022632

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Daneshouse with Stoneyholme

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

Tagged with: Protestant church building

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906-1/20/23 (North side)
02/08/95 Jireh Baptist Church
(Formerly Listed as:
Jireh Chapel)


Baptist chapel. Dated 1853 over doorway; altered. Coursed
rock-faced sandstone rubble, slate roof. Small rectangular
building at right-angles to the street.
Single storey, a 2-window gabled facade, symmetrical, with a
plinth and a pedimental gable; a tall central doorway with
altered double doors (up one step) and a plain overlight, and
a plain surround with a moulded cornice on large fluted
consoles; a rectangular plaque above the doorway inscribed:
tall segmental-headed windows which have eared architraves and
altered glazing; and in the pediment an octagonal stone plaque
with radial openings (ventilator). The left return side has 2
tall square-headed windows with altered glazing.
INTERIOR not accessible, but reported by estate agent to be
just a shell.
HISTORY: built by the Strict and Particular Baptists or
Gadsbyites, a sect found only in this area.

Listing NGR: SD8424032491

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