MORAVIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201680
Date first listed:
08-Mar-1993
Statutory Address:
MORAVIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
MORAVIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL, MAIN STREET

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

District:
Oldham (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
SD9136005209

Details



SD90SW 780-1/3/53

OLDHAM MAIN STREET (West side) Moravian Sunday School

II

Moravian Sunday School. Dated 1906. By CT Taylor, architect. Brick with white terracotta dressings and hipped Welsh slate roof. Single storey, bold Baroque facade to Main Street 3 bays, with central entrance and advanced outer towers, Entrance in lean-to porch between the towers, with banded Ionic pilasters flanking doorway and oval windows each side, all in white terracotta band above brick plinth. Moulded terracotta frieze above with inscription and date, and cornice above. Large lunette window with terracotta architrave, voussoirs and cornice above, in red brick upper storey over the porch. Angle towers also banded brick and terracotta, with square windows in terracotta band to ground floor, with stressed moulded architrave. The terracotta band intself is stressed with rusticated bands. Central pilasters in brick band above, with terracotta cornice with central cartouche above, and moulded parapet, scooped out in centre. Return elevation to right has alternate segmental and tall round-arched windows in gabled dormers. (Ivor Packer: The Moravian Church, Westwood 1865-1965: Westwood: 1965-).

Listing NGR: SD 91360 05209

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
388916
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Packer, I, The Moravian Church, Westwood 1865-1965, (1965)

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: 18 Oct 2000
Reference: IOE01/02814/28
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