Walmsley Unitarian Chapel / Walmsley Unitarian Church

Date:
3 Aug 2000
Location:
Walmsley Unitarian Chapel, Blackburn Road, Bolton, Greater Manchester
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Walmsley Unitarian Church, Blackburn Road, Bolton, Greater Manchester
Reference:
IOE01/02256/06
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SOUTH TURTON BLACKBURN ROAD SD 71 NW (west side) Dimple

1/59 Walmsley Unitarian Chapel (Formerly listed as 27.1.67 Walmsley Unitarian Church)

GV II

Chapel. 1713 with C19 additions. Water-shot masonry with stone slate roof and dressed stone additions. Rectangular building with C19 narthex under lean-to roof and rear wing.

Narthex has central gable, 2 single-chamfered-mullioned windows of 2 lights and central window of 3 stepped lights over entrance with splayed reveals rounded angles and label mould. Gable is stone coped with kneelers, datestone and small bell turret with round-headed stone-louvred openings, corbelled cornice and cap with ball finial. Returns of 3 bays have 3-light double-chamfered-mullioned windows on 2 levels. Rear has round-headed window with 3 round-headed lights and C19 ornamental stained glass. Wing has large stack. Interior: Gallery on slender columns round 3 sides has fielded panels. Central open seating and closed pews to sides. Pulpit to rear wall.

Listing NGR: SD7041815539

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1977 IOE Records taken by David H Swain; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr David H Swain. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Swain, David H

Rights Holder: Swain, David H

Keywords

Stone, Stuart Chapel, Georgian Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship

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