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United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8726 / 51°52'21"N

Longitude: 0.1594 / 0°9'33"E

OS Eastings: 548754

OS Northings: 221536

OS Grid: TL487215

Mapcode National: GBR LCD.K48

Mapcode Global: VHHLV.Q63B

Entry Name: United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 11 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102418

English Heritage Legacy ID: 160981

Location: Bishop's Stortford, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, CM23

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Bishop's Stortford

Built-Up Area: Bishop's Stortford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Bishops Stortford

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

1.
WATER LANE
(South-West Side)


United Reformed Church
TL 4821 NE: 1/89

II


2.
1860 by Poulton and Woodman. Formerly a Congregation Church. Yellow stock brick with
Bath stone dressings. Slate roof. Two storeys. Romanesque style with Italianate
details. Double apse plan, south front with 2 projecting towers, pierced parapets on
top, flanking single storey 3-arched loggia with similar parapet. Rusticated arches
on loggia and tower ground floors, the latter with stone plate tracery. Continuous
triplets of round-headed lancets on ground and first floors of main block. Interior
has segmental roof with plain cast iron beams. Double galleries around 3 sides, lower
one on spiralled cast iron columns, upper one on wrought iron brackets and with
elaborate cast iron balcony. Large organ and pulpit in centre north side. Imposing
building in open area east of North Street. (Pevsner 2nd Ed Rev (1977) 102).


Listing NGR: TL4875421536

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