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Description: Unitarian Church
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 108078
OS Grid Reference: SY9231287304
OS Grid Coordinates: 392312, 87304
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6853, -2.1102
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5190 SOUTH STREET
(formerly listed as
SY 9287 1/39 7.5.52.
Opened on 29 September, 1830. Stucco. Tetrastyle Roman Ionic portico on high
bases, with 7 steps up between panelled retaining walls, and with full entablature
and blocking course. Blind wall on either side, with round-headed panels and
full entablature. Central attic with panelled flanking pilasters, cornice and
pediment. 4-panelled double doors with ornamental lamp bracket over. Courtyard
paved with stone setts.
Interior. Gallery on 2 slender Tuscan columns along east side: entablature, panelling
and cornice. Clock by Edward Wilkins of Newport, Isle of Wight. Other fittings
late C19, including communion rail and rails to pulpit with very elaborate iron
balusters, excellent organ in elaborate Gothic manner, modern neo-classical organ
and brass pulpit (1903).
Nos 2 to 10 (even), The Unitarian Chapel, Nos 12 to 32 (even) And Holy Trinity
Gallery form a group.
Listing NGR: SY9231287304
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Source: English Heritage
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