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Bank Top United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Astley Bridge, Bolton

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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

Plus Code: 9C5VJH4G+3V

Entry Name: Bank Top United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 26 April 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1387869

English Heritage Legacy ID: 475861

Location: Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

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

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Listing Text


797-1/6/9 (South side)
26/04/74 Bank Top United Reform Church


Reputedly built as a row of 6 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 between
1835 and 1845.
(Smalley PJ: A Study of Model Villages (Manchester
Polytechnic dissertation): 1983-).

Listing NGR: SD7211812153

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

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