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Description: Church House
Date Listed: 9 August 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 336939
OS Grid Reference: SE1617233431
OS Grid Coordinates: 416172, 433431
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7969, -1.7560
5111 NORTH PARADE BD1
SE 1633 SW 36/899
Built as the Church Institute 1871-73, architects Andrews and Pepper. A large and
very boldly detailed facade in a free interpretation of French Gothic. Ashlar
sandstone 5 bay front to hall on 3 storeys with emphasis on large second floor
pointed arcade of 2 light shafted plate traceried windows. Projecting heads in
roundels to outer spandrels, corbelled shafts supporting heavy carved corbel-bases
intended for statues, large pinnacled canopies above, Moulded bracketed cornice and
pierced parapet. Central tall gabled dormer with flanking and crowning pinnacles.
Mullioned windows to mezzanine first floor, gargoyles to end bays, Flanking shafted
portals on ground floor, modern shop front inserted between.
Listing NGR: SE1617233431
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Source: English Heritage
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