Lydgate Unitarian Chapel, New Mill, Wooldale

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  • location: Holmfirth Road, New Mill, Wooldale
  • status: still exists
  • category: church or chapel

Historic England Listing

  • Grade II
  • first listed 16 January 1967
  • listing entry number 1134889
HOLMFIRTH ROAD (New Mill). Lydgate Unitarian Chapel. Formerly Presbyterian, now Unitarian chapel. 1695, remodelled 1768. Hammer dressed stone. Quoins. Slate roof with gable copings on carved kneelers. Gable frontage with cupola to apex with ball finial, and supported on six hexagonal columns. Central door with round arch with keystone and impost blocks. Small window to each side with similar detailing. Elevation of three windows with round arch with keystone and impost blocks and decorative glazing. Two Venetian windows to rear gable wall. Interior said to have early C19 wall memorials one dated 1814. Portion of box pew panelling inscribed John Armitage 1695. Oliver Heywood preached at the opening in 1695.


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Lydgate Unitarian Chapel, New Mill, Wooldale


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This page was last modified on 4 June 2017 and has been edited by Dave Pattern.

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