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Church Rooms

A Grade II Listed Building in East, Bury

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Latitude: 53.5947 / 53°35'40"N

Longitude: -2.2967 / 2°17'48"W

OS Eastings: 380459

OS Northings: 410940

OS Grid: SD804109

Mapcode National: GBR DVDW.K4

Mapcode Global: WH97Q.PXJ4

Entry Name: Church Rooms

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1356838

English Heritage Legacy ID: 210750

Location: Bury, BL9

County: Bury

Electoral Ward/Division: East

Built-Up Area: Bury

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bury St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

- Church Rooms


L-shaped and single-storey, one wing being of 1786 in classical style; the other of
1864 in Gothic style. 1786 wing is of Ashlar and has 6 regular round-arched
bays to main inner front, the left-hand arch being the doorway (with plain fan),
the other windows, with altered glazing. Impost band. Cornice and blocking
course. End of wing has large recessed arch flanked by pairs of blind windows.
Rear has pediment to blocking course. This wing modified in 1861. 1864 wing
is shorter and of snecked rubble. The main inner front has 4 3-light mullion
and transom windows with cusped pointed heads; buttresses between. Steep slate
roof with tall hexagonal chimney on each coped gable. This wing is included
for group value with 1786 wing and with church. The rooms were formerly the
Grammar School, founded on this site c.1620.

Listing NGR: SD8045910940

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