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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: 1201672



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


District: Oldham

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Aug-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388895

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


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

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National Grid Reference: SD 92391 04861


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