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Unitarian Chapel (Platt Chapel)

A Grade II Listed Building in Manchester, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4468 / 53°26'48"N

Longitude: -2.2187 / 2°13'7"W

OS Eastings: 385571

OS Northings: 394468

OS Grid: SJ855944

Mapcode National: GBR DQW.7F

Mapcode Global: WHB9N.WMNH

Plus Code: 9C5VCQWJ+PG

Entry Name: Unitarian Chapel (Platt Chapel)

Listing Date: 3 October 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270509

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458604

Location: Manchester, M14

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Rusholme

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Rusholme Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/02/2018

SJ 89 SE, 698-1/9/693

WILMSLOW ROAD (west side),
Unitarian Chapel (Platt Chapel)



Unitarian chapel (premises of Manchester Amateur Photographic Society when surveyed). 1790, possibly by John Carr of York; altered 1874. Red brick in Flemish bond, slate roof with red tiled ridge pieces. Small rectangular plan with canted apse at north end, added wing and C20 additions to west side. Single storey, three bays of round-headed blank arches with stone imposts, a round-headed multi-paned window with radiating glazing bars in each bay; corbel table to eaves and coped gables (probably of 1874). Gabled entrance front at south end with gabled Romanesque-style doorway (of 1874) flanked by small round-headed windows, a large round-headed blank arch above containing a window of three stepped, tall round-headed lights and flanked by similar windows, all these windows with radiating glazing bars; and gabled apex bellcote. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8557194468

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

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