LONGHOLME METHODIST CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1072786

Date first listed: 07-Jun-1971

Statutory Address: LONGHOLME METHODIST CHURCH, BACUP ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LONGHOLME METHODIST CHURCH, BACUP ROAD

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

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SD 81201 22770

Summary

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History

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Details

SD 82 SW RAWTENSTALL BACUP ROAD

14/146 Longholme Methodist Church 7.6.1971 GV II

Wesleyan Methodist chapel, 1841-2, by James Simpson of Leeds (Pevsner). Sandstone ashlar, low-pitched slate roof. Rectangular plan 5 x 6 bays. Two storeys, symmetrical, Greek Revival: on 5 low steps a tetrastyle Ionic portico with pediment, tall double doorways in 2nd and 5th bays, 3 windows at ground floor, all these with architraves (shouldered at ground floor). Pilastered corners and side walls, which have round-headed windows on both floors, the upper with an impost band and archivolts. Interior: originally an oval gallery carried round the whole with pulpit at ground floor and organ above at the west end, but now altered, the ground floor ceiled to make a hall below and church above; most of the original raked and curved gallery benches remain. History: was originally centre of Rawtenstall Wesleyan Methodist circuit.

Listing NGR: SD8120122770

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 185724

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South Lancashire, (1969)

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