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Former United Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Rawtenstall, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7001 / 53°42'0"N

Longitude: -2.2913 / 2°17'28"W

OS Eastings: 380863

OS Northings: 422669

OS Grid: SD808226

Mapcode National: GBR DTFN.QB

Mapcode Global: WH97B.S828

Plus Code: 9C5VPP25+2F

Entry Name: Former United Methodist Church

Listing Date: 7 June 1971

Last Amended: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164068

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185781

Location: Longholme, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Longholme

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Rawtenstall St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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6/202 Former United Methodist Church
(formerly listed as "Premises
occupied by Magistrates' Court
7.6.1971 and Old People's Club")

- II

Methodist Church, 1855-7, by Noble (Pevsner); now premises of Rawtenstall OAP
Association. Ashlar, slate roof. Rectangular plan 5 x 6 bays. On sloping
site, rising to the rear, gable end to road raised on ashlar-walled terrace
c.3 metres high; 2 storeys, symmetrical, in classical style: giant tetrastyle
Corinthian portico with plain frieze, prominent dentilled cornice and
pediment; segmental-headed openings with architraves on both floors, 2 doors
and 3 sashed windows with glazing bars at ground floor, 5 similar windows
above; Corinthian pilasters and clasping pilasters. Pilastered 6-bay side
walls have round-headed windows on both floors, with pilastered jambs and
moulded heads, also sashed with glazing bars. (Later addition to rear not
included in the item). History: promoted by Whitehead brothers of Holly
Mount (q.v.) following disagreements at Longholme Methodist Chapel (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SD8086322669

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