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Old Baptist Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Goodshaw, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7328 / 53°43'58"N

Longitude: -2.2814 / 2°16'53"W

OS Eastings: 381532

OS Northings: 426303

OS Grid: SD815263

Mapcode National: GBR DTH8.WM

Mapcode Global: WH974.XFSQ

Plus Code: 9C5VPPM9+4C

Entry Name: Old Baptist Chapel

Listing Date: 7 June 1971

Last Amended: 30 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072764

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185774

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Goodshaw

Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Goodshaw St Mary and All Saints with St John Crawshawbooth

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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2/195 Old Baptist Chapel
7.6.1971 (formerly listed as Goodshaw Baptist
GV Chapel)

Baptist chapel, 1760, enlarged in early C19, restored 1984. Watershot coursed
sandstone blocks, stone slate roof with gable copings, restored ball finials
on ridge and at gables. Rectangular 3-bay plan single depth enlarged to the
front. Two storeys; 2 doorways with plain surrounds and slab canopies on
beaked brackets, above and between these 2 large 12-pane boxed sash windows on
continuous sill, and at each end on each floor a similar but smaller window.
Both return walls show gable and joint line of original lower building; right
return wall has marks of former stone steps in the added wall, and a 2-light
flush mullion window at ground floor of old wall (with small panes of old
glass in lead cames); rear has 3 similar windows with 4-pane fixed glazing at
ground floor, 4 similar windows at 1st floor, the outer having been raised
within the jambs of lower original openings. Interior: raised desk with
sounding board (restored). An unusual survival in being largely untouched
since the early C19. In the guardianship of the Department of the

Listing NGR: SD8153226303

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