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United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Castleton, Rochdale

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Latitude: 53.5908 / 53°35'26"N

Longitude: -2.1837 / 2°11'1"W

OS Eastings: 387936

OS Northings: 410481

OS Grid: SD879104

Mapcode National: GBR FV6X.1J

Mapcode Global: WHB93.F0CK

Plus Code: 9C5VHRR8+8G

Entry Name: United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 12 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084281

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358899

Location: Castleton, Rochdale, OL11

County: Rochdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Castleton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Rochdale

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Castleton St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Chapel 1866. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. First floor meeting hall and vestry over an undercroft. C20 single-storey north extension and single storey vestrys at east. 3 bays with stone plinth, 4 giant pilasters, the central 2 terminating in bold pinnacles; stone banding and coped gable with finial. The central semi-circular headed doorway has flanking engaged columns
with crocket capitals, a fanlight, projecting modillion cornice and a parapet which forms the base of the first floor 3-semi-circular headed window. Bays 1 and 3 each have 2 semi-circular headed windows under pointed dripmoulds. The 6-bay side elevations have stone banding and semi-circular headed windows with stone voussoir arches. The 3-bay vestry has similar windows, the central one having a coped gablet. The meeting hall is supported on cast iron columns. Entrance hall gives access via twin staircasses.

Listing NGR: SD8793610481

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