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United Reformed Church, Chester-le-Street

Description: United Reformed Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109376

OS Grid Reference: NZ2750651384
OS Grid Coordinates: 427506, 551384
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8565, -1.5731

Location: Low Chare, Chester-le-Street, Durham DH3 3DD

Locality: Chester-le-Street
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH3 3DD

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Listing Text

NZ 25 SE
(South side)
4/30 United Reformed

Former Bethel Congregational Chapel,now United Reformed Church. 1814, remodelled
1860 (plaque on front). Squared stone front, rendered returns and rear, Welsh
slate roof. Small rectangular-plan chapel.

Gabled front has low plinth. Central pair of doors and plain fanlight in
round-arched surround with panelled jambs, impost blocks, archivolt and keystone.
Plaque above door, inscribed BETHEL, is flanked by round-arched windows in
similar surrounds with replaced 16-pane sashes and radial-glazed heads. Large
oculus above, with radial glazing, is flanked by 2 panels inscribed REMODELLED
and 1860. Small louvred oculus in gable. Narrow semi-octagonal apse, flanked
by large round-arched windows, on rear.

Interior has curved, panelled balcony on thin iron columns.

Listing NGR: NZ2750651384

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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