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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: 1270670



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


District: Manchester

District Type: Metropolitan Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 03-Oct-1974

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Jun-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 457776

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SJ8496 UPPER BROOK STREET 698-1/21/621 (East side) 03/10/74 Chorlton-On-Medlock Islamic Academy (Formerly Listed as: UPPER BROOK STREET (East side) Chorlton-On-Medlock Welsh Baptist Chapel)


Formerly known as: Unitarian chapel UPPER BROOK STREET Chorlton-On-Medlock. Unitarian chapel with attached Sunday School, subsequently Welsh Baptist church, now Islamic Academy. 1837-9, by Sir Charles Barry. Coursed squared sandstone, slate roofs. Early English style. Seven narrow bays with buttresses, a tall lancet with hoodmould in each bay; gabled west facade with giant archway moulded in 3 orders and containing a similar recessed arch with moulded 2-centred arched doorway at ground floor and 2-light window above; rose window in east gable; square corner pinnacles. Sunday School on same axis to north, attached by a link, 2-storeyed under 2-span roof, triple-gabled north side with large 2-centred arched windows at 1st floor each of 3 lancet lights; canted apse to west end, lean-to porch in angle. Interior of chapel has galleries to 3 sides, ribbed vaulted ceiling. History: said to be the first Gothic Nonconformist chapel.

Listing NGR: SJ8474596980

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National Grid Reference: SJ 84745 96980


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