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United Reformed Church, Market Harborough

Description: United Reformed Church

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 July 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 189680

OS Grid Reference: SP7321987513
OS Grid Coordinates: 473219, 287513
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4806, -0.9233

Location: 1 Bowden Lane, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7AG

Locality: Market Harborough
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 7AG

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Listing Text

(East Side)
United Reformed Church
(formerly listed as the
Congregational Church)
SP 7387 1/31 25.7.52.

1844. Architect William Flint of Leicester. Recessed behind church yard. Gault
brick with stone dressings and rusticated quoins. Painted modillion cornice and
parapet with centre panel crowned by moulded scroll ornament and inscribed "Independent
Chapel". 2 storeys. 5 windows, the centre 3 uppers divided by engaged Corinthian
columns and flanked by Corinthian pilasters. Round-arched windows. Ground floor
ham tetrastyle portico with Greek Ionic columns in antis. 6 stone steps. Painted
entablature above with dentil cornice. Ground floor windows have shaped frames
and pediments. All windows, sashes with glazing bars and moulded painted architraves.
Facade to Bowden Lane, 6 windows, those of 1st floor round-arched with band between
floors and at 1st floor impost height. Interior: Panelled balcony curved round
3 sides of church supported on long scrolled brackets with low relief curving and
columns with composite capitals and fluted shafts on tall polygonal plinths. Moulded
arch at east end with modillion cornice and pilasters over organ and pulpit. 6-panelled

Listing NGR: SP7321987513

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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