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Description: United Reformed Church
Date Listed: 1 July 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 269976
OS Grid Reference: ST1380420456
OS Grid Coordinates: 313804, 120456
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9770, -3.2291
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5365 FORE STEEET
United Reformed Church
ST 1320 1/69
Formerly the Congregational Church. Dated 1860 on rainwater head on north east
side. In late C13 Gothic style. Random sandstone and flint with ashlar dressings.
Steeply pitched slate roof with ridge cresting. Main gable end to street is
flanked by angle buttresses with ashlar setoffs. Tall square ashlar pinnacles
flank the main gable wnich has flattened apex with metal finial. Cusped trefoil
below. 3 large pointed windows linked to buttresses by weathered sillband. Windows
of 2 lights each with split cusps and cinquefoil oculi in tracery above. Hood
moulds with carved label stops. Lights extend with blind tracery down to sill
band. Paired pointed entrances with cusping under hood moulds with carved labels.
Double doors with strapwork hinges and pierced trefoils. East end of church has
a miniature polygonal apse with cusped oculus above. Attached Church Rooms to
rear are not included. Church is included for its contribution to street scene.
United Reformed Church with lamp standards, railings, steps and walls and
the Three Cups Hotel and No 34 form a group together with Nos 2 to 6 (even)
Listing NGR: ST1380420456
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Source: English Heritage
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