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Longholme Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Rawtenstall, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.701 / 53°42'3"N

Longitude: -2.2862 / 2°17'10"W

OS Eastings: 381201

OS Northings: 422770

OS Grid: SD812227

Mapcode National: GBR DTGN.V0

Mapcode Global: WH97B.V7HK

Plus Code: 9C5VPP27+CG

Entry Name: Longholme Methodist Church

Listing Date: 7 June 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185724

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Hareholme

Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Rawtenstall St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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14/146 Longholme Methodist Church

Wesleyan Methodist chapel, 1841-2, by James Simpson of Leeds (Pevsner).
Sandstone ashlar, low-pitched slate roof. Rectangular plan 5 x 6 bays. Two
storeys, symmetrical, Greek Revival: on 5 low steps a tetrastyle Ionic portico
with pediment, tall double doorways in 2nd and 5th bays, 3 windows at ground
floor, all these with architraves (shouldered at ground floor). Pilastered
corners and side walls, which have round-headed windows on both floors, the
upper with an impost band and archivolts. Interior: originally an oval
gallery carried round the whole with pulpit at ground floor and organ above at
the west end, but now altered, the ground floor ceiled to make a hall below
and church above; most of the original raked and curved gallery benches
remain. History: was originally centre of Rawtenstall Wesleyan Methodist

Listing NGR: SD8120122770

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