Description: Blagdon Hill United Reformed Church
Date Listed: 7 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 271043
OS Grid Reference: ST2113418856
OS Grid Coordinates: 321134, 118856
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9637, -3.1244
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Blagdon Hill United reformed
Non-conformist chapel. Dated 1837. Chert random rubble, slate roof, overhanging eaves,
brick stack with coved cap east end. Plan: 5-bay standard plan, south porch. Stepped
buttresses east end flanking pointed arch opening with early C20 pivoted window,
hoodmould with floral terminals, tablet in gable end inscribed 'Built 1837"; north
front, eastern end blind pointed arch opening beyond, 4 diamond paned, pointed arch
head fixed light windows; unlit west end, south front square headed plank door west
end, 3 fixed light windows left of gabled porch, blind opening right, Tudor arch head
doorway with original door; shallow projection on apex of roof presumably remains of
bell-cote. Some attractive cast iron ventilation grills. Interior not seen. The chapel
was erected at the expense of Mrs Welman of Poundisford Park(qv), who also paid for
the school (qv) to south.
Listing NGR: ST2113418856
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Source: English Heritage
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