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Description: Embleton United Reformed Church
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236970
OS Grid Reference: NU2317422593
OS Grid Coordinates: 423174, 622593
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4966, -1.6347
NU 2322 EMBLETON FRONT STREET
14/80 Embleton United
Presbyterian Church, dated 1833, altered c.1920. West front squared and
coursed whinstone blocks, other elevations whinstone rubble, with raised whin
quoins and dressings, rendered and pebbledashed; cut sandstone sills, lintels
and gable copings. Welsh slate roof.
West front 4 bays. Centre bays have tall pointed windows with wood Y-tracery,
each light holding a Gothick-headed 16-pane sash; roundel above and between
with date. Right end bay has a 12-pane Gothick sash under a pointed arch,
with a similar blocked window above; left end bay has a gabled porch of c.1920
with flush-panelled double doors in bolection-moulded surround on the left
return; on front a small window with slit above, under coped gable, on moulded
kneelers, with ball finial; above the porch is another blocked pointed window.
Coped gables with moulded kneelers. At right end a small single-storey
extension with a 9-pane sash window.
2-bay left return, to street, shows 12-pane sashes in left bay; right bay
has similar blocked window (now holding noticeboard) under Diocletian window
of c.1920. 3-bay rear elevation shows 16-pane sashes and flush-panelled door
with 4-pane overlight.
Interior remodelled c.1920, when side parts of gallery removed and rear part,
carried on two cast-iron columns on stepped ashlar bases, converted to
separate upper hall.
Listing NGR: NU2317422593
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Source: English Heritage
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