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  Burnley, Lancashire

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Churches in Habergham.

The former Aenon Baptist Church (1852), now in commercial use. SD 842 324. Stuart Mackrell.

The former Angle Street Baptist Church (1878) is now in use as a Muslim school. SD 844 339. Stuart Mackrell.

Briercliffe Road Church (Methodist and Baptist, 2001) stands on the site of an Elim Church. SD 851 334. Stuart Mackrell.

Brunshaw Methodist Church (2002) replaced a temporary building on the same site. SD 859 324. Stuart Mackrell.

Former Burnley Accrington Road Salvation Army Hall, on Elmwood Road. Now in industrial use? Rob Brettle.

Burnley Cemetery Chapel (1856) on Rossendale Road. SD 817 318. Mike Berrell (2010). Another view, Stuart Mackrell, and another, Mike Berrell (2013).

Burnley Crematorium Chapel (1958) on Accrington Road. Two interior views - 1, 2. SD 812 320. All Mike Berrell (2010). Link.

Burnley Lane Baptist Chapel. Below the apex it reads "General Baptist Chapel, Anno Domini MDCCCLX" (1860). Stuart Mackrell.

Burnley Salvation Army Citadel, on Richard Street. Rob Brettle.

Central Methodist Church on Hargreaves Street. SD 840 325. Mike Berrell (2010). Link.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (1969). SD 848 328. Stuart Mackrell.

The former Claremont Church (1891), now a furniture showroom. SD 825 330. Stuart Mackrell.

The former Colne Road Methodist Church. SD 844 336. Stuart Mackrell.

Ebenezer General Baptist Chapel (1787 and 1840) on Colne Road. The chapel-like Ebenezer Schools stand adjacent. SD 843 335. Both Mike Berrell (2010).

The former Hanover United Free Methodist Chapel (1898) on Old Hall Street, now in secular use. SD 842 338. Mike Berrell (2010).

Holy Trinity (1836) on Pomfret Street. SD 832 327. Stuart Mackrell. Link.

The former Howard Street Primitive Methodist Chapel (1895 - abt 1961), now in commercial use. SD 830 323. Stuart Mackrell.

Padiham Road Methodist Church was previously known as Ightenhill Methodist Church (1902) on Brassey Street. SD 822 332. Stuart Mackrell. Link.

The former Immanuel Baptist Church (1909), now in commercial use. SD 842 343. Stuart Mackrell.

Jamia Masjid Mosque on Hebrew Road. SD 843 337. Mike Berrell (2010).

The former Jireh Chapel (Particular Baptist, 1853) on Boot Way. SD 842 325. Stuart Mackrell. Link.

Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses. Stuart Mackrell.

The former Mount Pleasant Baptist Chapel (1858 - 1997) on Hammerton Street. Another view. SD 838 323. Both Mike Berrell (2010). A memorial stone was lying on the ground when Mike visited in 2014. The date (1875) may refer to the date of the building. Mike Berrell (2014).

The former Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel on Colne Road, now in secular use. SD 844 336. Mike Berrell (2010).

New Church (Swedenborgian, 1990) on Briercliffe Road. SD 848 341. Stuart Mackrell. Link, which says that a previous church once stood on an adjacent site.

Queensgate Islamic Centre on Colne Road, Reedley, was previously a Pentecostal Church, and originally Wesleyan Methodist (1909, closed 1968). SD 847 347. Stuart Mackrell. Link.

Of Rehoboth Primitive Methodist Chapel (1863) on Springfield Road (formerly Waterloo Road), nothing remains, although the Sunday School (1881) is still extant. SD 845 319. Mike Berrell (2014). A photo of the church is available here.

St. Andrew on Colne Road, Daneshouse. SD 846 340. Two interior views - 1, 2. SD 847 323. All Mike Berrell (2010). Another view. Stuart Mackrell. Link.

St. Augustine (R.C., 1961) on Lowerhouse Lane. The foundation stone, two interior views - 1, 2. SD 815 328. All Mike Berrell (2016). A news item on proposed church closures.

St. Catherine on Todmorden Road. Two interior views - 1, 2. SD 847 323. All Mike Berrell (2010). Another view, Stuart Mackrell. Link.

St. Cuthbert (1908) on Towneley Street. SD 849 345. Stuart Mackrell. Link.

St. John the Baptist (R.C., 1908) on Ivy Street. SD 847 342. Stuart Mackrell. Another view, and two interiors - 1, 2, all Mike Berrell (2016). Link.

St. Mark (1965) on Rossendale Road. SD 816 320. Mike Berrell (2010). Another view, Stuart Mackrell.

St Mary Magdalene (R.C., 1980) on Gawthorpe Road. The plaque which records the official opening, and an interior view. SD 830 334. All Mike Berrell (2016). A news item on proposed church closures.

St. Mary of the Assumption (R.C.) on East Gate. Four interior views - 1, 2, 3, 4. A plaque gives a little history. SD 845 325. All Mike Berrell (2010). Another view, Stuart Mackrell. Link.

St Peter. SD 843 329. Paul Brown. Interior view, and a rather fine monument. Both Mike Berrell (2010). Link.

St. Stephen (1879) on Oxford Road. SD 847 318. Two interior views - 1, 2. SD 847 318. All Mike Berrell (2010).

St Teresa of the Infant Jesus (R.C., 1980) on Barracks Road. The dedication plaque, and two interior views - 1, 2. SD 828 325. All Mike Berrell (2016). A news item on proposed church closures. Mike has advised that this church closed in July 2017.

The demolished Salem Congregational Church, which stood on Manchester Road. Founded in 1849, it was closed in 1969 when costly repairs became unaffordable. According to Genuki, it stood at SD 840 324. From Nigel Birch's Collection.

Sion Baptist Church (1960). SD 844 327. Paul Brown. Another view. Stuart Mackrell.

Spiritualist Church on Stanley Street. SD 840 312. Mike Berrell (2010).

Unitarian Church (1858-1960) on Trafalgar Street. It stood at SD 834 325. This, and many other old engravings on this website, are reproduced from the downloadable books on the Unitarian Church Headquarters website here. The books are Pictures of Unitarian Churches by Emily Sharpe (1901) and the 1914 edition of Nonconformist Church Architecture by Ronald P. Jones M.A, (Oxon), and the images are reproduced by kind permission of James Barry of Unitarian Church Headquarters. My appreciation also to Mike Berrell for his efforts in this regard.

U.R.C. on Bethesda Street, originally Bethesda Independent Chapel (1881). SD 838 326. Mike Berrell (2010). In 2022 I was advised that this church is now closed.

Only the steeple remains of the Wesleyan Methodist Church (1905) on Manchester Road. Another view. An explanatory plaque. SD 836 321. All Mike Berrell (2010).

All Saints on Padiham Road. Three interior views -1, 2, 3. SD 809 334. Mike Berrell (2010). An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's Collection.
St. John the Baptist Chapel, which, as this plaque explains, is furnished with material from St. John the Baptist, Gannow, Burnley (1881-1981). All Mike Berrell (2010).
Christ the King (R.C.) on Healey Court. Two interior views - 1, 2. SD 836 320. All Mike Berrell (2010).
St. Matthew the Apostle on St. Matthew's Street, Habergham. SD 833 319. Mike Berrell (2010). Another view, Stuart Mackrell. Stuart advises that it was built in 1879, and largely re-built in 1931 following a fire.




04 March 2023

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