Description: United Reformed Church
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335558
OS Grid Reference: SE4238300974
OS Grid Coordinates: 442383, 400974
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5038, -1.3625
SE40SW WATH UPON DEARNE HELTON HIGH STREET
2/49 United Reformed Church
Chapel, 1799 (Swallow, p5). Cement rendered; Welsh slate roof.
Single-storey with gallery; 3 x 4 bays; addition to rear. Entrance
front: ashlar plinth. Central round-arched window with glazing bars;
sill blocks to moulded sill. 2 flanking doorways have 2 steps to C20
double doors with overlights; plinth blocks to part-fluted Doric columns;
triglyph friezes; mutule cornices. Band to 1st floor. Casements to
gallery have projecting sills. Shaped wooden gutter brackets. Hipped
roof. Left return: 4 tall, round-arched windows with projecting sills,
impost band and plain archivolt.
Interior: gallery to entrance end with panelled balustrade. Impost band
to side windows. Modillion cornice. Imposing reredos in the form of a
Doric serliana. Pine box pews and panelled dado.
M. Swallow, 'A History of West Melton Congregational Church', undated
Listing NGR: SE4238300974
Source: English Heritage
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