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Methodist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitworth, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6547 / 53°39'17"N

Longitude: -2.1768 / 2°10'36"W

OS Eastings: 388411

OS Northings: 417596

OS Grid: SD884175

Mapcode National: GBR FV75.JM

Mapcode Global: WHB8Q.JDNK

Plus Code: 9C5VMR3F+V7

Entry Name: Methodist Church

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164488

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185827

Location: Whitworth, Rossendale, Lancashire, OL12

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Civil Parish: Whitworth

Built-Up Area: Whitworth

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Whitworth St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

Tagged with: Protestant church building

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Methodist Church


Methodist Church, later C19, with earlier school attached at rear.
Rock-faced sandstone with ashlar dressings, slate roof. Rectangular plan,
3 x 6 bays; school continued at angle, 4 small bays. Both 2 storeys, but
school only ½ the height. Gable to road: 3-bay symmetrical pedimented
facade, with string course, giant rusticated clasping pilasters finished
with panels at the top; double 6-panel doors, semicircular fanlight with
glazing bars, large moulded and panelled architrave with round-headed arch
and keystone, dentilled cornice, plain frieze which forms sill to 1st floor
tripartite window: this has round-headed lights, circular lights in the
heads, moulded archivolt (with keystones); flanking bays have segmental-
headed windows at ground floor, with stilted labels, and round-headed
windows at 1st floor. All these windows have glazing bars and margin panes.
Pediment has oculus with shaped surround. Side walls have segmental-headed
windows at ground floor, round-headed at 1st floor. School to rear is of
coursed sandstone, with rectangular windows at ground floor and round-headed
windows above.

Listing NGR: SD8841117596

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