THE METHODIST CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1068003
Date first listed:
12-Jan-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
14-Jul-1987
Statutory Address:
THE METHODIST CHURCH, STAMFORD STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE METHODIST CHURCH, STAMFORD STREET

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

District:
Tameside (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 93955 98948

Details

SJ 99 NW, 4/35

ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE, STAMFORD STREET (south side),

The Methodist Church

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

12/01/67

II

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
212684
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Oct 2000
Reference: IOE01/01559/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Samantha Jones. Source Historic England Archive
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