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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1068003



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


District: Tameside

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Jan-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Jul-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 212684

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SJ 99 NW, 4/35


The Methodist Church

(formerly listed as The Methodist Church, Stamford Street (at corner of Warrington Street))



Church. 1832. Flemish bond brick with slate roof. 4-sided gallery plan with 7 x 4 bays and a C20 extension to east. Pedimented front has stone plinth with slightly advanced central two bays. Tetrastyle Greek Doric porch. Sash windows to either side have stone sills, flat brick arches and marginal glazing bars. Four first-floor windows have semi-circular heads, stone sills and sashes with marginal glazing bars. Three windows within tympanum. Side elevations repeat similar windows. Internally the hall has been split horizontally by a suspended ceiling above gallery level. The gallery has a panelled parapet and is supported on fluted columns. Pedimented organ loft on gallery to (ritual) east. Elaborate plaster frieze with shell motifs and decorative detailing to ceiling. Box pews remain at lower level only. 1930s light pendants of particular quality. A stone incorporated in the right of the church is a relic from the first chapel occupied by the Methodist New Conexion in Ashton in 1797.

Listing NGR: SJ9395598948

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Glover, W, History of Ashton under Lyne, (1884)

National Grid Reference: SJ 93955 98948


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