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Walmsley Unitarian Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Bromley Cross, Bolton

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Latitude: 53.6355 / 53°38'7"N

Longitude: -2.4488 / 2°26'55"W

OS Eastings: 370418

OS Northings: 415539

OS Grid: SD704155

Mapcode National: GBR CVBD.MH

Mapcode Global: WH97G.CW39

Entry Name: Walmsley Unitarian Chapel

Listing Date: 27 January 1967

Last Amended: 19 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067305

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210539

Location: Bolton, BL7

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Bromley Cross

Built-Up Area: Bolton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Walmsley Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

SD 71 NW (west side)

1/59 Walmsley Unitarian Chapel
(Formerly listed as
27.1.67 Walmsley Unitarian Church)


Chapel. 1713 with C19 additions. Water-shot masonry with
stone slate roof and dressed stone additions. Rectangular
building with C19 narthex under lean-to roof and rear wing.
Narthex has central gable, 2 single-chamfered-mullioned
windows of 2 lights and central window of 3 stepped lights
over entrance with splayed reveals rounded angles and label
mould. Gable is stone coped with kneelers, datestone and
small bell turret with round-headed stone-louvred openings,
corbelled cornice and cap with ball finial. Returns of 3
bays have 3-light double-chamfered-mullioned windows on 2
levels. Rear has round-headed window with 3 round-headed
lights and C19 ornamental stained glass. Wing has large
stack. Interior: Gallery on slender columns round 3 sides
has fielded panels. Central open seating and closed pews to
sides. Pulpit to rear wall.

Listing NGR: SD7041815539

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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