This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
334/4/54 STAINBURN LANE 22-FEB-85 (South side) Methodist Church and retaining Wall wi th Gate and Steps
Methodist Chapel. 1826. Coursed gritstone, stone slate roof. Central, C20, panelled double doors flanked by large, 30-light sashes, all with plain surrounds. Inscription on square plaque above door has date 'MDCCCXXVI' and a quotation from Matthew 24 verse 14. Hipped roof and stack at rear left corner. Ramped retaining wall to south and east sides of the building, and a square-headed gateway with C20 board door with decorative hinges gives access on north side to Stainburn Lane. This gate is reached by a flight of 3 semicircular stone steps incorporating an iron boot-scraper. INTERIOR has original panelled wooden sloping pews with central stepped aisle. Wooden panelled pulpit with steps handrail and communion rail. Dado panelling to north wall with choir benches; corner fireplace now blocked.
Listing NGR: SE2343247183
© Mr Andrew Crompton. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Crompton, Andrew
Rights Holder: Crompton, Andrew
Gritstone (Sandstone), Iron, Stone, Georgian Methodist Chapel, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Nonconformist Chapel, Chapel, Place Of Worship, Gate, Unassigned, Wall, Monument (By Form), Barrier, Steps, Transport, Pedestrian Transport Site, Boot Scraper, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Street Furniture
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