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IoE Number: 359630
Photographer: Mr John Taylor
Date Photographed: 22 November 2002
Date listed: 14 March 1975
Date of last amendment: 14 March 1975
Grade I

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SJ 3788ULLET ROADL1733/1250UnitarianChurch Hall

SJ 3788 ULLET ROAD L17 33/1250 Unitarian Church Hall 14.3.75. G.V. I Church hall. 1901. P. Worthington. Red brick with stone dressings and slate roof. An L-shaped block in Arts and Crafts Gothic, notably freer than the chapel to which it is attached (q.v.). The north range is a low cloister with 2- light windows and offset buttresses, which at the east end abuts a tall gable with mullioned domestic windows and embattled parapet. South from this runs the hall with similar windows and a large chimney breast with ingle nook windows. The gable end has shallow canted bay window with cusped lights and cresting of Tudor flower. The side to York Avenue has 5 irregular bays to the library. In the 2nd bay is a mullioned and transomed bow window and in the 3rd, 4th and 5th bays are arched windows with cusped tracery separated by chamfered buttresses which emerge from the weathered plinth and support the swept eaves. On roof of hall is a wooden lantern with ogee cupola and weathervane. The hall terminates in a heavily offset wall with chimney of 4 octagonal shafts, and abutting this is the entrance and gable of a 2-storeyed block. Splayed doorway with hoodmould surmounted by a figure of a stone mason which forms part of the corbelling of a stone oriel. The gable has mullioned and transomed windows and a small oriel at the upper level. The glazing is leaded throughout. Interior. The hall has arch-braced collar roof, and arcade on west side. At the end of this is a large fireplace with benches and original gate. Above the fireplace are the arms of Brunner and Tate. Original light fittings. The cloister has arcading on north side and 2 vaulted recesses for memorials, many from an earlier chapel at Renshaw Street. Memorials to J. Blanco White, N. Rathbone Jnr., W. Rathbone Jnr., W. Roscoe and H. Booth.With the Chapel (q.v.) the hall forms one of the most elaborate Non conformist ensembles in the country.

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