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Longham United Reform Church, Ferndown Town

Description: Longham United Reform Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 December 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 107652

OS Grid Reference: SZ0663898561
OS Grid Coordinates: 406638, 98561
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7866, -1.9072

Locality: Ferndown Town
Local Authority: East Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH22 9DW

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Listing Text

Longham United
Reform Church.(formerly
3.12.74 listed as
- II

Church. 1841. Walls of 'white' brickwork in Flemish bond, with yellow
brick rubbed arches, dressings of Portland stone and some stucco. Slate
roof. Five bay rectangular block, each with a thin pilaster and
round-headed window in an arched recess, with moulded caps to pilasters and
impost blocks, stone cills with panel below, above and continuous stone
band; the pilasters have a plain plinth and support a plain deep eaves
band. The south front has a pediment gable, and the pilasters at each side
have an Ionic Order, with stone moulded cornice and architrave band, and a
moulded base. The upper windows are round-headed (the centre wider) and fit
within recessed panels, which also accommodate smaller rectangular lights at
the ground floor (at each side). The central entrance is a Tuscan porch,
with brick pilasters and plain stone columns, resting on three steps; the
doorway has an architrave and coupled doors, each of four panels. Above the
gable rises a slender bell turret, with a square base, octagonal panelled
middle stage (with a clock), an octagonal upper stage recessed behind
columns (of a Doric Order), the top being crowned with a slim octagonal
copper-covered spire. Inside, there is a (south) gallery. RCHM

Listing NGR: SZ0663898561

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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