SAINT PAUL'S METHODIST CHAPEL AND SUNDAY SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1309549
Date first listed:
11-Jul-1983
Statutory Address:
SAINT PAUL'S METHODIST CHAPEL AND SUNDAY SCHOOL, ROCHDALE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SAINT PAUL'S METHODIST CHAPEL AND SUNDAY SCHOOL, ROCHDALE ROAD

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

District:
Oldham (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Shaw and Crompton
National Grid Reference:
SD9385309103

Details

SD 91 NW 4/27 11/7/83

CROMPTON ROCHDALE ROAD (north side) St. Paul's Methodist Chapel and Sunday School II

Chapel and Sunday school. 1863 by James Simpson, Sunday School of 1871 by John Wild of Oldham. Ashlar with slate roof.3-sided gallery plan with 5 x 6 bays and 2 storeys. The Sunday school adjoins the rear and has 4 x 7 bays and 2 storeys. Gable-pediment with modillion cornice and central oculus with volute enrichment. Rusticated corner pilasters. Central porch has corner antae and columns in antis supporting a bold entablature. Double panelled doors with overlight. Outer sash windows with raised segment-headed surrounds, keystones and light volute decoration. Round- arched first floor sash windows with marginal glazing bars have continuous sill band, pilasters and are keyed into a string above. Similar side windows with less enrichment. Cast-iron railings and gates around front enclosure. The Sunday school has a pediment over the central 3 bays which are slightly advanced. Bracketed eaves cornice. Doors in extreme bays with fanlights, pilaster surrounds and dropped keystones. Segment-headed ground floor windows and round- arched first floor windows have stone sills and dropped keystones. Central 3 first floor have open pediments. Oculus and garland in tympanum. C20 addition to rear. Interior: panelled gallery parapet on cast-iron columns. Arched organ loft. Panelled ceiling. Enriched plaster frieze includes shell motifs.

Listing NGR: SD9385309103

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
212431
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.

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Date: 21 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01759/01
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