Building Name

Wesleyan Chapel Southbank Road, Southport

Merseyside, England
New Build

SOUTHPORT - A new Wesleyan school-chapel was opened in Southbank-road on Wednesday last. The building consists of chapel, 50 feet by 30 feet with minister's vestry and class-room, each 12 feet by 10 feet 6 inches' and infants' classroom and tea-room, 22 feet by 8 feet; with separate conveniences for minister, boys, and girls in the rear. The walls are of red pressed Bolton bricks, with Cefn stone dressings to doors, windows, bell turret, gables, buttresses, etc., and the style adopted is Geometrical Gothic. The total cost, including laying out grounds: boundary walling, fittings, and architects’ commission is ,1,550. The architects are Messrs Maxwell and Tuke of Southport, and the builder, Mr Thomas Bridge, of Burscough. [Building News 26 Jan 1877 Page 101]

Reference    Building News 26 Jan 1877 Page 101
Reference    British Architect 2 February 1877 Page 74