Islamic Academy / Welsh Baptist Chaple / Unitarian Chapel

31 Dec 2004
Islamic Academy, Upper Brook Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M13 9AJ
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Welsh Baptist Chaple, Upper Brook Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M13 9AJ
Unitarian Chapel, Upper Brook Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M13 9AJ
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SJ8496 UPPER BROOK STREET 698-1/21/621 (East side) 03/10/74 Chorlton-On-Medlock Islamic Academy (Formerly Listed as: UPPER BROOK STREET (East side) Chorlton-On-Medlock Welsh Baptist Chapel)


Formerly known as: Unitarian chapel UPPER BROOK STREET Chorlton-On-Medlock. Unitarian chapel with attached Sunday School, subsequently Welsh Baptist church, now Islamic Academy. 1837-9, by Sir Charles Barry. Coursed squared sandstone, slate roofs. Early English style. Seven narrow bays with buttresses, a tall lancet with hoodmould in each bay; gabled west facade with giant archway moulded in 3 orders and containing a similar recessed arch with moulded 2-centred arched doorway at ground floor and 2-light window above; rose window in east gable; square corner pinnacles. Sunday School on same axis to north, attached by a link, 2-storeyed under 2-span roof, triple-gabled north side with large 2-centred arched windows at 1st floor each of 3 lancet lights; canted apse to west end, lean-to porch in angle. Interior of chapel has galleries to 3 sides, ribbed vaulted ceiling. History: said to be the first Gothic Nonconformist chapel.

Listing NGR: SJ8474596980


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1702 IOE Records taken by John Riley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr John Riley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Riley2, John

Rights Holder: Riley2, John


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