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Latitude: 53.7702 / 53°46'12"N
Longitude: -2.7048 / 2°42'17"W
OS Eastings: 353642
OS Northings: 430657
OS Grid: SD536306
Mapcode National: GBR T93.JK
Mapcode Global: WH85M.FH7K
Entry Name: Former Moor Park Methodist Church
Listing Date: 23 July 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1207287
English Heritage Legacy ID: 392028
Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1
Electoral Ward/Division: Moor Park
Built-Up Area: Preston
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
SD53SW GARSTANG ROAD
941-1/1/144 (East side)
23/07/84 Former Moor Park Methodist Church
Methodist chapel, now mosque. 1862, by Poulton and Woodman of
Reading. Orange brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone
dressings and slate roof. Aisled rectangular plan at
right-angles to road, with semi-circular portico at west end.
Simplified Italianate style. Tall centre with storeyed aisles,
1:4:1 windows; stone plinth, ground floor sill-band and band
linking 1st-floor windows, moulded frieze and cornice,
pedimented centre with acroteria. The centre has a
semicircular portico of giant round-headed arches with
keystones carried on square columns with composite capitals, a
4-band frieze and deep dentilled cornice with antifixae; under
the portico, coupled doorways and tall windows; and above the
portico 3 low windows forming an arcade breaking into the
pediment, with a keyed oculus above. The flanking bays each
have a narrow round-headed arch containing a window on each
floor, the upper round-headed and the upper half in a stone
arch with imposts and keystone, rising from the band. The
6-bay side walls have similar windows coupled in pairs with
giant stone mullions. All the windows have margin panes and
circular glazing bars.
INTERIOR: horseshoe gallery on slender octagonal cast-iron
columns, with upper aisle arcade of round-headed arches;
round-headed arch at east end, with organ; tiered rostrum with
bowed reading desk flanked by curved stairs; original pews.
Listing NGR: SD5364230657
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