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United Reformed Church, Wrentham

Description: United Reformed Church

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 281925

OS Grid Reference: TM4972882703
OS Grid Coordinates: 649728, 282703
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3854, 1.6684

Locality: Wrentham
Local Authority: Waveney District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR34 7LT

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Listing Text

TM 49728270
United Reformed Church

Chapel. Dated 1778 on keystone over central ground floor window. Red brick, with rendered flat parapet around 3 sides; mansard hipped roof of glazed black pantiles. 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay entrance facade: semi-circular headed 2-light and 3-light square-leaded casement windows with y tracery; raised stone springers and keys. 2 doorways each with later 4-panel raised and fielded doors: they are set within semi-circular arched recesses and have panelled surrounds which appear to be the original doors. 2-bay returns with similar windows. There is a gallery on 3 sides, supported on slender wooden columns and 2 large columns at the angles, painted to resemble marble. The stairs to the gallery have been removed. Box pews with raised and fielded panels; panelled entrance lobbies. Facing the gallery is a pulpit with inscriptions relating to the founding of the chapel in the C17.

Listing NGR: TM4972982703

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Source: English Heritage

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