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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
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
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/09/2018
SD 62 SE
The Old Chapel
(Formerly listed as Lodge Supermarket)
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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