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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: 1139540



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


District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Millington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Jul-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 58492

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The following building shall be added;

SJ78NW MILLINGTON REDDY LANE (Westside) Arthill 1/35 The Chapel House


Non-conformist chapel and attached cottage, under conversion to single dwelling at time of survey. 1759 with early C19 additions and C20 alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond (English bond to rear); Welsh slate roof, the front slates graduated. New 2 storeys throughout, 3:2 bays. Former chapel on left has 6-panel door beneath segmental brick arch with keystone; small casement window over. To left of door are 2 large, round-headed windows with projecting stone sills, C20 casements and brick arches with keystones. To right of door is a casement under segmental arch with keystone and a blocked doorway (now window) with similar head; C20 3-light casement window over. Early C19 cottage set slightly back on right has chequered brickwork with pale headers and has two C20 casements with glazing bars to ground floor and single window above. The range of buildings has boxed eaves and brick end stacks. Rear: much altered; remains of 2 segmental arches in rear wall of chapel. Interior: altered; floor inserted in chapel over which are 2 original King-post trusses, one now with tie-beam cut through. Built by followers of John Johnson (Baptist Minister in Liverpool 1741-7); in late C19 became a preaching station of Higher Lane Chapel, Lymm; used from 1924 as house and workshop. Listed primarily for its historical importance in the development of non-conformist worship in this area.

Urwick, History of Non-conformism in the County Palatine of Chester, 1864, p450.

Whitley, Baptists in the North West of England 1649 - 1913, 1913, pp66, 124, 151

Listing NGR: SJ7255785494

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Urwick, , History of NonConformism in the County Palantine of Chester, (1864), 450
Whitley, , Baptists in the North West of England 1649-1913, (1913), 66
Whitley, , Baptists in the North West of England 1649-1913, (1913), 124
Whitley, , Baptists in the North West of England 1649-1913, (1913), 151

National Grid Reference: SJ 72557 85494


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