HOPE CHAPEL AND PARSONS HOUSE PARSON'S HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1057694
Date first listed:
12-Feb-1985
Statutory Address:
HOPE CHAPEL AND PARSONS HOUSE, HOPE STREET
Statutory Address:
PARSON'S HOUSE, 21, WILSON STREET

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PARSON'S HOUSE
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Location

Statutory Address:
HOPE CHAPEL AND PARSONS HOUSE, HOPE STREET
Statutory Address:
PARSON'S HOUSE, 21, WILSON STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Rochdale (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 89642 13919

Details

SD 8913 NE ROCHDALE HOPE STREET

10/72 Hope Chapel and Parsons House

G.V. II*

Includes Parson's House No. 21 Wilson Street. Chapel and Parson's house (now caretakers house). 1810, extended towards Hope Street in 1848, datestones to front and rear. Brick with rendering in places, stone dressings and slate roof. Meeting hall with four-sided gallery the organ being housed on the fourth side with vestry beneath. The central door opens into a hall which gives access to the balconies by means of side stairs. The parson's house is attached to the Wilson Street end. 2 storeys, 3 bays, stone plinth and banding, two tiers of windows under giant arches with moulded architrave, keystone and stone panel separating the windows. There were formerly two door openings to either side of the central window but is now a central one. Stone cornice and parapet. Side elevation: the double gable defines the building of 1810 right and 1848 left. The parson's house is of 2 bays and 3 storeys, built at two dates, with stone sills and lintels and a hipped roof. The interior fittings are in excellent condition and include communion rail with cast iron balusters, central pulpit, box pews which curve round three sides of auditorium and gallery, panelled gallery supported on cast-iron columns with foliated capital and organ. Most would appear to date from 1845. John Kershaw was the founder; there is a memorial to him on the west wall.

Listing NGR: SD8964213919

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
358900
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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