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© Ms Pamela Jackson LRPS

IoE Number: 388895
Location: INDEPENDENT METHODIST CHAPEL, GEORGE STREET (west side)
  OLDHAM, OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Ms Pamela Jackson LRPS
Date Photographed: 01 April 2001
Date listed: 02 August 1983
Date of last amendment: 02 August 1983
Grade II*

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OLDHAMSD90SWGEORGE STREET780-1/3/32(West side)

OLDHAM SD90SW GEORGE STREET 780-1/3/32 (West side) 02/08/83 Independent Methodist Chapel II* Methodist chapel. 1815. Brick, with Welsh slate roof. 4-window range, unequally divided, and built on a sloping site with basement to rear, and entrance up steps to right. Tall windows with stone sills and flat-arched brick heads, with stained glass margin lights. Paired panelled doors in stone pedimented architrave with cast-iron railings and gates. Blind basement windows. Stack on left-hand gable end. Paired high windows each side of stack in gable wall. Lower side similarly detailed but with full basement with 3 doors with stone sills and jambs, and windows partially blocked. INTERIOR: Galleries to three sides, the frontals with sunken panels, all supported on cast-iron columns (each with knop and moulded capital). Complete set of panelled box pews. Tiered seats around rostrum below organ. Queen post roof. Basement rooms have certain features including fireplaces with simple stone surrounds and grates. Said to be the oldest place of worship in Oldham for Methodists.

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