INDEPENDENT METHODIST CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1201672
Date first listed:
02-Aug-1983
Statutory Address:
INDEPENDENT METHODIST CHAPEL, GEORGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
INDEPENDENT METHODIST CHAPEL, GEORGE STREET

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

District:
Oldham (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 92391 04861

Details

OLDHAM

SD90SW GEORGE STREET 780-1/3/32 (West side) 02/08/83 Independent Methodist Chapel

II*

Methodist chapel. 1815. Brick, with Welsh slate roof. 4-window range, unequally divided, and built on a sloping site with basement to rear, and entrance up steps to right. Tall windows with stone sills and flat-arched brick heads, with stained glass margin lights. Paired panelled doors in stone pedimented architrave with cast-iron railings and gates. Blind basement windows. Stack on left-hand gable end. Paired high windows each side of stack in gable wall. Lower side similarly detailed but with full basement with 3 doors with stone sills and jambs, and windows partially blocked. INTERIOR: Galleries to three sides, the frontals with sunken panels, all supported on cast-iron columns (each with knop and moulded capital). Complete set of panelled box pews. Tiered seats around rostrum below organ. Queen post roof. Basement rooms have certain features including fireplaces with simple stone surrounds and grates. Said to be the oldest place of worship in Oldham for Methodists.

Listing NGR: SD9239204858

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
388895
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 01 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/02821/24
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