Bolton, Chorley Old Road Wesleyan Church

Bolton, Chorley Old Road Wesleyan Church
The Building News, 1904

This church was designed in 1902 by J.C. Topping, working for Potts, Son and Henning. As it is a listed building there is a full architectural description, and a modern photograph at this site. 

It cost £6,000

The church was built to seat 650, with provision for future galleries to house a further 200. At the time of the 1940 Statistical Returns, it could seat 496. The figure in 1970 was 510 . There were sixteen other rooms, including a sunday school built in 1892.

Grid Ref: SD698102

Reference:

The Building News Vol. 86, Jan-June 1904, p549

Statistical returns … as at July 1st 1940. Manchester: Methodist Church, Department of Chapel Affairs, 1947

Statistical returns Part 1, 1972. Manchester: Methodist Church, Department of Chapel Affairs, 1972

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