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Former Rakefoot Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Goodshaw, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7231 / 53°43'23"N

Longitude: -2.2873 / 2°17'14"W

OS Eastings: 381138

OS Northings: 425226

OS Grid: SD811252

Mapcode National: GBR DTGD.L3

Mapcode Global: WH974.TPZ5

Plus Code: 9C5VPPF7+63

Entry Name: Former Rakefoot Methodist Church

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072797

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185745

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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2/166 Former Rakefoot Methodist Church

Wesleyan Methodist Church, 1866-7, by Woodhouse of Bolton; now derelict.
Rock-faced sandstone with ashlar dressings, slate roof. Rectangular plan 3 x
8 bays. Gable to road. Two storeys, symmetrical; pedimented facade with
channelled pilasters, sill bands to both floors; ground floor has coupled
round.headed doorways with double panelled doors, architrave of 3 Tuscan
semi-columns in antis, and at each side a segmental-headed window with
architrave; 1st floor has 5 round-headed windows with archivolts, centre 3
coupled , and pediment contains a traceried lunette with rocaille
surround. Return walls have segmental-headed windows at ground floor,
round-headed at 1st floor with coloured margin panes and archivolts. Attached
at rear is 1st floor bridge linked to present Rakefoot Methodist Church, York
Street (q.v., included with that item). Interior: entirely surrounded by oval
gallery with panelled front and stepped floor, carried on slim iron columns
with moulded plaster Corinthian capitals; flat ceiling with deep beams and
square panels. All furnishings removed, parts of building now damaged

Listing NGR: SD8113825226

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