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Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Wardle and West Littleborough, Rochdale

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Latitude: 53.6502 / 53°39'0"N

Longitude: -2.1349 / 2°8'5"W

OS Eastings: 391180

OS Northings: 417087

OS Grid: SD911170

Mapcode National: GBR FVJ7.L7

Mapcode Global: WHB8R.5JN1

Plus Code: 9C5VMV28+32

Entry Name: Methodist Church

Listing Date: 29 June 1966

Last Amended: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358987

Location: Wardle and West Littleborough, Rochdale, OL12

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Wardle and West Littleborough

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Rochdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Wardle and Smallbridge

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

Tagged with: Protestant church building

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(west side)

4/155 Methodist Church
29.6.1966 (formerly listed as
Wardle Methodist Church)

Wesleyan Chapel now Methodist Chapel. 1874. Rock-faced
stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Classic chapel
plan. Italian Renaissance style. 4 bays, 2 storeys with
pedimented gable and portico. Stone plinth, banding and
giant rusticated pilasters. The portico has three pairs of
coupled Tuscan columns,an entablature and a parapet. The
semi-circular headed windows to either side have bracketed
sills, lugged architraves and entablatures. There are 3
linked windows above the portico and one on either side at
first floor level, all have semi-circular heads, keystones
and pilasters. The gable pediment has a central semi-
circular opening with foliated surround. All windows have
marginal glazing bars including the more plainly treated 6-
bay side elevations. Interior: the former gallery which
sweeps round each end is supported on Corinthian cast iron
columns and formerly housed an organ on the fourth side, it
has now been floored over to create a first floor hall.

Listing NGR: SD9118017087

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