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Thropton United Reformed Church with Front Wall and Gatepiers to Manse, Thropton

Description: Thropton United Reformed Church with Front Wall and Gatepiers to Manse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236663

OS Grid Reference: NU0286302247
OS Grid Coordinates: 402863, 602247
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3143, -1.9564

Location: B6341, Thropton, Northumberland NE65 7NA

Locality: Thropton
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7NA

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Listing Text

NU 00 SW
(South side)
16/317 Thropton United
Reformed Church
(formerly listed
as Presbyterian
Church) with front
wall and gatepiers
to Manse

Presbyterian Church. 1863 by F.R. Wilson of Alnwick. Rock-faced stone with
ashlar dressings; Welsh slate roof. Rectangular 4-bay plan with 3-sided
eastern apse, north-west porch carrying bell turret and south-east vestry.
Free C13 style. Stepped buttresses, moulded sill string. West end has
4-light window and coped gable on moulded kneelers; other windows are all
trefoil-headed lancets. Porch has boarded double doors with foliate hinges;
upper part steps back to octagonal turret carrying square belfry with trefoil-
headed openings, under steep gablets with sunk ornament,and spirelet with carved

Interior: Plastered. All windows with shouldered rear arches. Arch-braced
collar-beam roof with moulded pendants and king struts; similar half-trusses
over apse. Truss fronting apse has wallposts and cusped braces. Panelled
pulpit set centrally against east wall; numbered benches.

Low front wall with chamfered coping (rails removed) runs east from porch to
stop-chamferedgatepiers with pyramidal caps, holding C20 wrought-iron gate.

Listing NGR: NU0286302247

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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