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Number 79 and Mount Pleasant Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7873 / 53°47'14"N

Longitude: -2.2463 / 2°14'46"W

OS Eastings: 383871

OS Northings: 432354

OS Grid: SD838323

Mapcode National: GBR DSRN.H3

Mapcode Global: WHB83.G2KG

Entry Name: Number 79 and Mount Pleasant Baptist Church

Listing Date: 29 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244815

English Heritage Legacy ID: 467066

Location: Burnley, Lancashire, BB11

County: Lancashire

District: Burnley

Town: Burnley

Electoral Ward/Division: Trinity

Built-Up Area: Burnley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Burnley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


BURNLEY

SD8332SE HAMMERTON STREET
906-1/19/68 (West side)
29/09/77 No.79
and Mount Pleasant Baptist Church

II

Methodist chapel, now Baptist church and Sunday School. c1835.
For the Protestant Wesleyan Methodist Society, altered
c1868-71 by the Baptist Society; and Sunday School added in
later C19. Coursed squared dressed sandstone with freestone
dressings and slate roof. Rectangular plan at right-angles to
street; with Sunday School attached to rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 3 bays, a symmetrical facade with
narrower pedimented outer bays slightly projected and the
whole in open-pedimental gabled form. The centre has
full-width steps, and coupled entrances and windows in a
2-storeyed round-headed architrave which has superimposed
pilasters, a moulded cornice over the ground floor and a
moulded head with a panelled keystone: the doorways have
moulded surrounds, recessed panelled doors and overlights with
coloured margin panes, and the windows above are sashed, with
similar margin panes. The outer bays have tall 8-pane
round-headed windows with coloured panes and margins, and
panelled keystones.
No.79 adjoining to the left, breaking forwards and slightly
overlapping the left bay, has a 3-storey single-window gabled
facade with a doorway to the right in a plain surround and
windows with raised sills, plain surrounds and altered
glazing. The side walls of the church have tall round-headed
windows (5 on the north side).
At the rear, the school, built at right-angles, has a 2-storey
3-window gabled facade with (inter alia) a large cross-window
in the centre of the upper floor.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SD8387132354

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


BURNLEY

SD8332SE HAMMERTON STREET
906-1/19/68 (West side)
29/09/77 No.79
and Mount Pleasant Baptist Church

II

Methodist chapel, now Baptist church and Sunday School. c1835.
For the Protestant Wesleyan Methodist Society, altered
c1868-71 by the Baptist Society; and Sunday School added in
later C19. Coursed squared dressed sandstone with freestone
dressings and slate roof. Rectangular plan at right-angles to
street; with Sunday School attached to rear.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and 3 bays, a symmetrical facade with
narrower pedimented outer bays slightly projected and the
whole in open-pedimental gabled form. The centre has
full-width steps, and coupled entrances and windows in a
2-storeyed round-headed architrave which has superimposed
pilasters, a moulded cornice over the ground floor and a
moulded head with a panelled keystone: the doorways have
moulded surrounds, recessed panelled doors and overlights with
coloured margin panes, and the windows above are sashed, with
similar margin panes. The outer bays have tall 8-pane
round-headed windows with coloured panes and margins, and
panelled keystones.
No.79 adjoining to the left, breaking forwards and slightly
overlapping the left bay, has a 3-storey single-window gabled
facade with a doorway to the right in a plain surround and
windows with raised sills, plain surrounds and altered
glazing. The side walls of the church have tall round-headed
windows (5 on the north side).
At the rear, the school, built at right-angles, has a 2-storey
3-window gabled facade with (inter alia) a large cross-window
in the centre of the upper floor.
INTERIOR not inspected.


Listing NGR: SD8387132354

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