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United Reformed Church, Bishop's Stortford

Description: United Reformed Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 July 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 160981

OS Grid Reference: TL4875421536
OS Grid Coordinates: 548754, 221536
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8726, 0.1594

Location: Water Lane, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 2JZ

Locality: Bishop's Stortford
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM23 2JZ

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Listing Text

(South-West Side)

United Reformed Church
TL 4821 NE: 1/89


1860 by Poulton and Woodman. Formerly a Congregation Church. Yellow stock brick with
Bath stone dressings. Slate roof. Two storeys. Romanesque style with Italianate
details. Double apse plan, south front with 2 projecting towers, pierced parapets on
top, flanking single storey 3-arched loggia with similar parapet. Rusticated arches
on loggia and tower ground floors, the latter with stone plate tracery. Continuous
triplets of round-headed lancets on ground and first floors of main block. Interior
has segmental roof with plain cast iron beams. Double galleries around 3 sides, lower
one on spiralled cast iron columns, upper one on wrought iron brackets and with
elaborate cast iron balcony. Large organ and pulpit in centre north side. Imposing
building in open area east of North Street. (Pevsner 2nd Ed Rev (1977) 102).

Listing NGR: TL4875421536

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Source: English Heritage

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