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The Old Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in Darwen, Blackburn with Darwen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.696 / 53°41'45"N

Longitude: -2.4652 / 2°27'54"W

OS Eastings: 369382

OS Northings: 422270

OS Grid: SD693222

Mapcode National: GBR CT7P.3T

Mapcode Global: WH978.3CCF

Entry Name: The Old Chapel

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163155

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184699

Location: Darwen, Blackburn with Darwen, BB3

County: Blackburn with Darwen

Civil Parish: Darwen

Built-Up Area: Darwen

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Darwen St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/09/2018

SD 62 SE
4/26

DARWEN
RAILWAY ROAD
The Old Chapel

(Formerly listed as Lodge Supermarket)

GV
II
Former Wesleyan Methodist chapel, 1864-66, by Bates of Manchester. Freestone, hipped slate roof with two chimneys in rear wall. Rectangular plan, 3 x 6 bays. Two storeys, in classical style, with first floor band.

West facade and first bay of return walls have giant Corinthian pilasters bearing a deep entablature with dentilled and modillioned cornice; centre of facade has applied portico with pediment carried by giant Corinthian attached columns distyle in antis enclosing a first floor Venetian window (ground floor entrance altered); carving in pediment includes banner lettered "AD 1865"; ground floor has stilted segmental-headed windows, first floor has round-headed windows, all with keystones and archivolts, the imposts run out as string courses. Side walls have plain pilasters and entablature (the last bay breaking forwards slightly) and matching windows without archivolts. Interior not inspected, presumed altered.

Listing NGR: SD6938222270

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