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United Reformed Church, Including Boundary Railings on North, Corfe Castle

Description: United Reformed Church, Including Boundary Railings on North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 109214

OS Grid Reference: SY9614081933
OS Grid Coordinates: 396140, 81933
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6371, -2.0559

Location: East Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5EG

Locality: Corfe Castle
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5EG

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Listing Text

SY 96 81
7/62 United Reformed Church
(formerly listed as
20.11.59 Congregational Chapel),
including boundary railings
on north.
United Reformed Church. Built as Independent Chapel 1835. Rubble stone walls.
Slate roof with coped gables with apex finials. Simple rectangular plan, with
north porch. This has ashlar-faced north wall and coped gabled roof with apex
finial. Date plaque over door. In each side wall, 2 tall round-headed windows
with plain ashlar surrounds. In west wall, a triple round-arched window with
Romanesque style columns as mullions. Interior plain, with segmental arched
plaster ceiling and semi-circular niche in east wall. All furnishings late C19.
Iron boundary railings to churchyard on north, - early C19. Railings with shaped
tops. Ornamental overthrow with lamp housing to gateway. Matching iron gates.
(RCHM, Monument 3. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9614081933

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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