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Latitude: 53.6052 / 53°36'18"N
Longitude: -2.4228 / 2°25'22"W
OS Eastings: 372118
OS Northings: 412153
OS Grid: SD721121
Mapcode National: GBR CVJR.8C
Mapcode Global: WH97N.RNG1
Entry Name: Bank Top United Reformed Church
Listing Date: 26 April 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387869
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475861
Location: Bolton, BL1
Electoral Ward/Division: Astley Bridge
Built-Up Area: Bolton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Astley Bridge St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
ASHWORTH LANE (South side)
Bank Top United Reformed Church
Reputedly built as a row of six cottages, then used as a school, converted to a chapel 1926. c1840. Squared and watershot coursed stone with slate roof.
EXTERIOR: gable faces street with central entrance and flanking windows renewed in original openings with plain stone lintels. Five window return elevation to east, the windows renewed in original openings with plain stone architraves.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
The building forms part of the model factory community established by the Ashworth family of New Eagley Mill between1835 and 1845.
(Smalley PJ: A Study of Model Villages (Manchester Polytechnic dissertation): 1983).
Listing NGR: SD7211812153
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