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

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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

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

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

Legacy System number:
185724
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

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: 11 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06809/04
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