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Throop United Reformed Church and Sunday School, Bournemouth

Description: Throop United Reformed Church and Sunday School

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 101795

OS Grid Reference: SZ1071295977
OS Grid Coordinates: 410712, 95977
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7633, -1.8495

Location: Muscliffe Lane, Bournemouth BH9 3NE

Locality: Bournemouth
County: Bournemouth
Country: England
Postcode: BH9 3NE

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Throop United Reformed Church
and Sunday School
SZ l095 24/227


18l9, originally Congregational. Stucco front, Regency Gothic, with 3 windows
to gallery of Y-tracery, over Victorian lean-to narthex with gabled doorway.
Single-storey annexe with doorway and another Y-tracery window. Sides have 2
tiers of uniform Y-tracery window in whitewashed brick, bars of Y-timber, horizontal bars iron. Attached at rear and at right-angles, Sunday School of 1830, rebuilt and enlarged 1860 in red-brick Italian-medieval: pedimental gable with notched brick outline, walls with vitrified headers, windows on flank round-arched and in pairs, separated by pilaster strips. Annexe at right-angles with round-arched pair and 'porthole' in gable. Interior of chapel unspoilt: walls pale blue, windows deeply splayed, thin cornice, deep coving to ceiling outlined by roll-moulding. West gallery with panelled front (pilasters and coved cornice) on 2 chamfered columns. East wall has tripartite panel with arched centre, no doubt originally for Creed and Commandments. Victorian pews, pitchpine.

Listing NGR: SZ1071295977

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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