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Witham United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Witham, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7988 / 51°47'55"N

Longitude: 0.6381 / 0°38'17"E

OS Eastings: 582002

OS Northings: 214421

OS Grid: TL820144

Mapcode National: GBR QLB.05D

Mapcode Global: VHJJZ.01PV

Entry Name: Witham United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 11 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113619

Location: Witham, Braintree, Essex, CM8

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Witham

Built-Up Area: Witham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Witham St Nicolas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

NEWLAND STREET
1.
1841
Witham United Reformed
Church
II

TL 8114 2/125

2.
Non-conformist church, 1840. Red brick with grey brick pedimented
facade, stucco dressings and grey slate roof. Rear range has grey
brick pilasters and dressings. 2 storeys and 1. storey, 1;3;1;
window range centre front breaks forward with moulded entablature
and Tuscan pilasters. Outer first floor windows are tapered to top
in Egyptial style with stucco moulded heads and glazing bars.Cen-
-tral are 3 tall windows with semi-circular heads and glazing bars.
Ground floor has 3 rectangular lights ,with flanking pairs of
double doors,each panelled with bolection mouldings and with rec-
-tangular fanlights in stucco surround. Small rectangular ventila-
-tor in centre of pediment with stucco surround. Reduced in Egyp-
tian manner. Internally the original arrangement survives with
hall and meeting room at the rear. "U" plan first floor gallery
on iron columns, raised and fielded wooden balcony panels with
paterae, cut back 1985 to accomodate concrete staircase.Yorkstone
angle staircases removed. Many original and some late C19 fittings.
Organ case and cast end fittings temporarily removed.


Listing NGR: TL8200214421

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