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United Reformed Church, Stebbing

Description: United Reformed Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 122831

OS Grid Reference: TL6610324215
OS Grid Coordinates: 566103, 224215
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8917, 0.4124

Locality: Stebbing
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM6 3SN

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Listing Text

10/410 United Reformed Church


Chapel circa 1877. Red brick built with yellow brick bands and dressings and
moulded brick ornamentation. Grey slate roof. Single storey. A central gabled
panel breaks forward with a yellow brick, stepped cornice and flat topped
pilaster feet. Stepped cornice to all eaves with a follow through band to centr
panel. A moulded band of stylized laurel leaves runs at window head level and a
yellow band at cill level. The central double doors have stone pilasters with
moulded capitals, a frieze with paterae and a moulded, flat canopy surmounted
by a short stone band with projecting pedimented stops. 2:1:1:2 window range of
original vertical 4 paned sliding sash windows, the top sliding pane, with
varied coloured glazed margins, with yellow gauged brick arches and red moulded
brick keystones. The 2 windows to right and left each share a stone cill with
ornate moulded stone brackets and infill of moulded foliar bricks. Matching
cills and mouldings to the windows to right and left of central door. Central
moulded brick plaque to gable bears the date 1877. Return walls are with
matching cornice, bands and mouldings and with 3 matching windows sharing
matching cills and mouldings and gable apex with yellow brick roundels with
carved stone pierced quatrefoil infills. An unusual and interesting building
for this period. The heavily moulded bricks seem to be a unique example in this

Listing NGR: TL6610324215

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Source: English Heritage

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