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Description: United Reformed Church
Date Listed: 4 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 119944
OS Grid Reference: TM2537321664
OS Grid Coordinates: 625373, 221664
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8480, 1.2708
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FRINTON AND WALTON STATION STREET,
TM 22 SE
4/95 United Reformed Church
Church. Late C19. Foundation stone dated 1878 naming Albert Spicer to
northwest gabled porch. Random stone faced. Stone quoins, windows, doors,
plinth and band. Red plain tiled roofs, weatherboarded belfry with shingle clad
spire. The church occupies a corner site at the junction of Station Street and
New Pier Street, the main entrance to the south west with side walls angled to
north west and south east returns. Gabled 2 storey porch to west of north west
return to east of which is an attached single storey church hall. Attached by
an archway to south west wall are 2 in line gabled later and larger church halls
of similar materials and matching style. The roof over main entrance is 3
angled with a pointed hip, a central gable with bargeboards breaks through eaves
level, stone panel with a moulded 2 centred arch and label following through
over 3 stepped lancets with transoms. Band below follows through returns and
over return windows. Central moulded 2 centre arched doorway, moulded bases and
capitals to jamb shafts, label with foliate stops, gauged tile arch over.
Double vertically boarded doors with ornate iron hinges. Moulded plinth follows
through returns. One trefoiled 2 centre arched window to each angle and 4 to
each return. Leaded stained glass to windows. The north west porch with small
light to gable apex. Upper stage cinquefoil light in stone panel, stopped label
over and small double trefoiled lights to ground floor. Double door to east
wall with light over, pointed segmental head. Caernarvon head to doorway. The
spire to south of ridge with splayed boarded base, 2 trefoiled headed sounding
louvres to each face and broached spire. Ornate iron cross finial to pointed
hip. Internally the Church is intact with organ and reading desk to east wall
and panelled balcony supported by slender columns to west wall. Boarded
Listing NGR: TM2537321664
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