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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.

Name: MONTON UNITARIAN CHURCH

List entry Number: 1067501

Location

MONTON UNITARIAN CHURCH, MONTON GREEN

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

County District District Type Parish
SalfordMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Jul-1979

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 211943

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History

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Details

ECCLES MONTON GREEN SJ 79 NE (north side) 4/10 Monton 9/7/79 Unitarian Church G.V. II* Church. 1873-75. By Thomas Worthington. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings and slate roof. Cruciform plan with aisles, apsidal chancel and south-west tower which stands outside the aisle. Gothic Revival. 5-bay nave and aisles with projecting plinth, weathered buttresses, paired cusped lancet aisle windows and two 2-light Geometrical tracery clerestory windows in each bay. Coped parapet to aisle. 4- light windows to transepts which have diagonal buttresses. 5-light west window above west entrance. An octagonal stair turret at the west end of the north aisle gives access to the organ loft. Impressive 3-stage tower with angled buttresses, south entrance, cusped lancet windows, paired 2- light belfry openings with transoms and a broach spire with lucarnes which is set behind a coped parapet. The polygonal apse has 2-light windows and weathered buttresses and has vestrys to north and south. Interior: double-chamfered nave arcade on circular columns. Hammer-beam roof trusses with tie rods and curved wind-bracing. Good carved timberwork throughout including canopied stalls, pulpit, pews, reredos, panelling and organ loft (by Foster and Andrews of Hull, 1883). Good stained glass largely by Heaton Butler and Bayne. Minton floor tiles. The original elaborate iron light standards and other fittings are a particularly noteworthy survival. Generally an imposing design which exhibits many of the Architect's individual qualities.

Listing NGR: SJ7650499638

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National Grid Reference: SJ 76504 99638

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