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Former Congregational Chapel

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4742 / 53°28'27"N

Longitude: -2.2526 / 2°15'9"W

OS Eastings: 383330

OS Northings: 397528

OS Grid: SJ833975

Mapcode National: GBR DGK.YL

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.CXKZ

Entry Name: Former Congregational Chapel

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1292311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388096

Location: Manchester, M3

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester St Ann

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8397NW DEANSGATE
698-1/30/113 (West side)
20/06/88 No.378
Artingstalls Auctioneers

GV II

Former Congregational Chapel, subsequently auctioneer's
premises. 1858, by Edward Walters; altered. Red brick (part of
facade now painted blue), slate roofs. Italianate style. Gable
to road. Nave and aisles which incorporate porches at the
front ends, with tall square tower rising from south aisle
behind porch, all over a basement storey (probably originally
the schoolroom). The gabled east front has a 3-bay pedimented
centre with pilasters, coupled round-headed windows at the
lower level and tall round-headed recessed windows above, with
carved imposts and glazing with coloured margin panes, a
saw-tooth band above the windows, and bracketed cornice to the
pediment which contains a crude wheel window. The flanking
porches have round-headed doorways with elaborate moulded
surrounds including panelled pilasters with carved capitals,
and round-headed panelled double doors with glazed top panels;
and panels above the doors with oculi in wreath surrounds.
Campanile tower with pilasters making 2 very tall blank arches
in each side, a prominent cornice, square belfry of stone with
coupled round-headed openings, and short slated spire with
lucarnes, the roof swept over the eaves. South side has 5
round-headed windows on each floor, all with margin panes and
the upper with stone surrounds to the heads, and a clerestory
window of 3 small stepped round-headed lights. Interior not
inspected.


Listing NGR: SJ8333097528

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

Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 21/01/2019

SJ8397NW
698-1/30/113

MANCHESTER
DEANSGATE (west side)
No.378-380, Former Congregational Chapel

(Formerly listed as No.378 Artingstalls Auctioneers)

20/06/88

GV
II
Former Congregational Chapel.1858, by Edward Walters; altered. Red brick (part of facade now painted blue), slate roofs. Italianate style. Gable to road. Nave and aisles which incorporate porches at the front ends, with tall square tower rising from south aisle behind porch, all over a basement storey (probably originally the schoolroom).

The gabled east front has a three bay pedimented centre with pilasters, coupled round-headed windows at the lower level and tall round-headed recessed windows above, with carved imposts and glazing with coloured margin panes, a saw-tooth band above the windows, and bracketed cornice to the pediment which contains a crude wheel window. The flanking porches have round-headed doorways with elaborate moulded surrounds including panelled pilasters with carved capitals, and round-headed panelled double doors with glazed top panels; and panels above the doors with oculi in wreath surrounds.

Campanile tower with pilasters making two very tall blank arches in each side, a prominent cornice, square belfry of stone with coupled round-headed openings, and short slated spire with lucarnes, the roof swept over the eaves. South side has five round-headed windows on each floor, all with margin panes and the upper with stone surrounds to the heads, and a clerestory window of three small stepped round-headed lights. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SJ8333097528

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