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Latitude: 54.8565 / 54°51'23"N
Longitude: -1.5731 / 1°34'23"W
OS Eastings: 427506
OS Northings: 551384
OS Grid: NZ275513
Mapcode National: GBR KDG8.7W
Mapcode Global: WHC4B.T638
Entry Name: United Reformed Church
Listing Date: 23 February 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120956
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109376
Location: County Durham, DH3
County: County Durham
Electoral Ward/Division: Chester-le-Street East
Built-Up Area: Chester-le-Street
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Chester-le-Street
Church of England Diocese: Durham
CHESTER-LE-STREET LOW CHARE
NZ 25 SE
4/30 United Reformed
Former Bethel Congregational Chapel,now United Reformed Church. 1814, remodelled
1860 (plaque on front). Squared stone front, rendered returns and rear, Welsh
slate roof. Small rectangular-plan chapel.
Gabled front has low plinth. Central pair of doors and plain fanlight in
round-arched surround with panelled jambs, impost blocks, archivolt and keystone.
Plaque above door, inscribed BETHEL, is flanked by round-arched windows in
similar surrounds with replaced 16-pane sashes and radial-glazed heads. Large
oculus above, with radial glazing, is flanked by 2 panels inscribed REMODELLED
and 1860. Small louvred oculus in gable. Narrow semi-octagonal apse, flanked
by large round-arched windows, on rear.
Interior has curved, panelled balcony on thin iron columns.
Listing NGR: NZ2750651384
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