FORMER MOOR PARK METHODIST CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1207287
Date first listed:
23-Jul-1984
Statutory Address:
FORMER MOOR PARK METHODIST CHURCH, GARSTANG ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER MOOR PARK METHODIST CHURCH, GARSTANG ROAD

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

County:
Lancashire
District:
Preston (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 53642 30657

Details

PRESTON

SD53SW GARSTANG ROAD 941-1/1/144 (East side) 23/07/84 Former Moor Park Methodist Church

GV II

Methodist chapel, now mosque. 1862, by Poulton and Woodman of Reading. Orange brick in Flemish bond, with sandstone dressings and slate roof. Aisled rectangular plan at right-angles to road, with semi-circular portico at west end. Simplified Italianate style. Tall centre with storeyed aisles, 1:4:1 windows; stone plinth, ground floor sill-band and band linking 1st-floor windows, moulded frieze and cornice, pedimented centre with acroteria. The centre has a semicircular portico of giant round-headed arches with keystones carried on square columns with composite capitals, a 4-band frieze and deep dentilled cornice with antifixae; under the portico, coupled doorways and tall windows; and above the portico 3 low windows forming an arcade breaking into the pediment, with a keyed oculus above. The flanking bays each have a narrow round-headed arch containing a window on each floor, the upper round-headed and the upper half in a stone arch with imposts and keystone, rising from the band. The 6-bay side walls have similar windows coupled in pairs with giant stone mullions. All the windows have margin panes and circular glazing bars. INTERIOR: horseshoe gallery on slender octagonal cast-iron columns, with upper aisle arcade of round-headed arches; round-headed arch at east end, with organ; tiered rostrum with bowed reading desk flanked by curved stairs; original pews.

Listing NGR: SD5364230657

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
392028
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: 11 Jun 2005
Reference: IOE01/14360/21
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