National Monuments record

IoE Number: 56627
Photographer: Mr J M Pickering
Date Photographed: 09 June 2005
Date listed: 12 January 1967
Date of last amendment: 20 December 1983
Grade II

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SJ 66SEMINSHULL VERNON C.P.EARDSWICK LANEMinshull United ReformedChurch (formerly listed12,1,1967as Congregational

SJ 66SE MINSHULL VERNON C.P. EARDSWICK LANE Minshull United Reformed Church (formerly listed 12,1,1967 as Congregational Church under Cross Lane) II Nonconformist church,1809 (on porch) with later C19 alterations. Brown brick with renewed tile roof, 4 bays. Rebuilt west elevation, in Flemish Bond, has mid C19 porch with gothic opening, drip mould with moulded stops, framed ledged and braced door on strap hinges, gable coping with kneelers and side buttresses with stone weathered tops. Windows to both sides of church are two light mullioned, cusped ogee tracery with flat heads, leaded lights and stained glass. One original round headed “Y” tracery window remains in the nave (north) gable. Moulded eaves cornice and bowtell moulded gable copings with ball finials. Interior: dado rail with pitch pine wainscotting to window sill level. Pulpit with flanking steps, organ at east side and fronted by communion rail in “U” form with rounded angles and heavy balusters. Benches with gothic shaped ends. Plastered walls above dado and flat plastered ceiling. Linked by 4 panel bolection moulded door to Sunday School south east also with wainscotting and with composite collar trusses and boarded raking ceiling above exposed rafters.