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Description: United Reformed Church
Date Listed: 21 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 165538
OS Grid Reference: TA0300422040
OS Grid Coordinates: 503004, 422040
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6847, -0.4418
5264 CHAPEL LANE
21.9.66. United Reformed Church
(formerly listed as
and No 32
TA 0222 2/13
TA 0322 2/13
Dated 1806. 2 storeys in red brick with lighter brick dressings and Welsh slate
roof with stone coped gable ends and kneelers. Front elevation pedimented, with
circular panel in tympanum. 3 windows, round heads, of 2 lancet lights. 2 windows to ground floor. Modern brick porch retains original fanlight with Gothic glazing bars. Double doors. To right, plain door, to left, attached house of 2 storeys with Welsh slate roof and stone coped gable. 1 window, no glazing bars. Ground floor has 1 window with rusticated lintel with keystones.
Left return, to house has humbled gable, with a central C20 door, and to left
a C19 wooden canted bay window. Above a 12-pane sash, with to left a 16-pane
sash and to right a blocked opening. Above 2 cross-casements. East front of
chapel, 2 storey, 3 windows, round headed of 2 lancet lights, ground floor has
altered doorway with double doors. To the south a stair projection with
ashlar parapet, to the street a door, and to the rear a rounded headed glazing
bar sash. Later C19 addition to north has a single round headed glazing bar
sash to each side. Interior. Ground floor retains original pews. Upper floor
retains original round fronted gallery, with all its original pews, supported
on iron columns. Later C19 reading desk with pilastered front has flanking
staircases and altar rail with ornate cast iron balusters. Segmental, later
C19, north arch with beyond a gallery with 2 rows of pews and behind an
elaborately decorated organ. Ceiling has original moulded cornice and
plasterwork roundels with moulded surrounds and foliate centre pieces.
Listing NGR: TA0300422040
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Source: English Heritage
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