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United Reformed Church, Nayland-with-Wissington

Description: United Reformed Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 278692

OS Grid Reference: TL9760134476
OS Grid Coordinates: 597601, 234476
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9736, 0.8755

Location: Stoke Road, Nayland, Suffolk CO6 4JA

Locality: Nayland-with-Wissington
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: CO6 4JA

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Listing Text

5377 (south side)
Nayland With Wissington
TL 9734 27/721 United Reformed Church

Nonconformist church. 1864 (datestone on facade). Early English style. Red
brick with decorative bands and window arches of black brick. Stone copings.
Plaintiled roof with crest tiles. Symmetrical facade to street (north). Parapet
gable end with 3 trefoil-headed lancets and a large 3-light window above. At
the apex is a small quarterfoil circular window. At basement level, behind
spearhead iron railings, are 2 small-paned timber windows with 2-centre arched
heads. Flanking porches with parapet gables, each with a pair of moulded doorways.
Plank doors with ornate strap hinges. Above each pair of doorways is a trefoil
circular window. From the side of each porch, low walls curve back and ramp
down into the churchyard. Behind each porch is a short transept with hipped
roof. East and west sides each have 3 2-light windows. Below these are 3-light
small-paned timber windows with shallow-pointed relieving arches, lighting the
basement. Transepts have a single lancet window at each level. To south a
polygonal apse protrudes from the gable end, with a lower small-paned window
and a small 2-centre arched upper window, both in timber. Interior: Boarded
ceiling with partly-exposed roof trusses. Gallery at north end on 2 cast-iron
columns. Opposite, a large arched opening to the apse. Each transept contains
stairs to gallery and basement, with an arched doorway leading into the main
internal space. Original benches, late C19 pulput, all of pitch pine. Said
to have been built by the town's linen merchants, who used the basement for
their meetings.

Listing NGR: TL9760134476

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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