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Witham United Reformed Church, Witham

Description: Witham United Reformed Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 113619

OS Grid Reference: TL8200214421
OS Grid Coordinates: 582002, 214421
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7988, 0.6381

Location: Lawn Chase, Witham, Essex CM8 1AH

Locality: Witham
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM8 1AH

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Listing Text

Witham United Reformed

TL 8114 2/125

Non-conformist church, 1840. Red brick with grey brick pedimented
facade, stucco dressings and grey slate roof. Rear range has grey
brick pilasters and dressings. 2 storeys and 1. storey, 1;3;1;
window range centre front breaks forward with moulded entablature
and Tuscan pilasters. Outer first floor windows are tapered to top
in Egyptial style with stucco moulded heads and glazing bars.Cen-
-tral are 3 tall windows with semi-circular heads and glazing bars.
Ground floor has 3 rectangular lights ,with flanking pairs of
double doors,each panelled with bolection mouldings and with rec-
-tangular fanlights in stucco surround. Small rectangular ventila-
-tor in centre of pediment with stucco surround. Reduced in Egyp-
tian manner. Internally the original arrangement survives with
hall and meeting room at the rear. "U" plan first floor gallery
on iron columns, raised and fielded wooden balcony panels with
paterae, cut back 1985 to accomodate concrete staircase.Yorkstone
angle staircases removed. Many original and some late C19 fittings.
Organ case and cast end fittings temporarily removed.

Listing NGR: TL8200214421

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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