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Chinley Independent Chapel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Chinley, Buxworth and Brownside, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3349 / 53°20'5"N

Longitude: -1.9185 / 1°55'6"W

OS Eastings: 405525

OS Northings: 382001

OS Grid: SK055820

Mapcode National: GBR HY1W.G7

Mapcode Global: WHBBD.HFNR

Entry Name: Chinley Independent Chapel

Listing Date: 21 April 1967

Last Amended: 12 April 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088033

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82054

Location: Chinley, Buxworth and Brownside, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Civil Parish: Chinley, Buxworth and Brownside

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Chinley with Buxworth

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

4/75 (East Side)
21.4.67 Chinley Independent Chapel
(formerly listed as
'Independent Chapel at
Chapel Milton')

Independent chapel, formerly non-conformist meeting house. I7II. Coursed
gritstone rubble with flush gritstone dressings and quoins. Stone slate roof.
Stone coped gables with moulded kneelers. Stone gable end bellcote to west,
weathervane to east gable. Six bays. South elevation - arched doorcase
with keystone and chamfered quoined surround to west. Original studded
wooden door. To east five two-light flush mullion windows, chamfered to
top and bottom. Easternmost window with semi-circular top, others flat
headed. Flat stringcourse over. Six windows above. Two central ones
with arched heads, others flat headed, mullioned windows, as below. Continuous
plain band at impost level. All windows have original leaded lights. To
rear, eastern chimney, square at base, rising to octagonal with embattled
top. Interior - galleries to south and west supported by plain iron
columns. Wooden galleries have raised and fielded panels with dentilled
moulding below. To east, organ. On north wall a centrally placed early
wooden pulpit with stairs to east side. Flat balustered stairs to galleries
at east and west. Under southern gallery incised decoration in plasterwork
and inscribed 'John Mellor, George Mellor I7II'. Three charity plaques of
I75I, I765 and I782.

Listing NGR: SK0552582001

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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