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Longham United Reform Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Ferndown Town, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7866 / 50°47'11"N

Longitude: -1.9072 / 1°54'25"W

OS Eastings: 406638

OS Northings: 98561

OS Grid: SZ066985

Mapcode National: GBR 437.QLR

Mapcode Global: FRA 67W0.JSH

Entry Name: Longham United Reform Church

Listing Date: 3 December 1974

Last Amended: 30 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154311

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107652

Location: Ferndown Town, East Dorset, Dorset, BH22

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

Civil Parish: Ferndown Town

Built-Up Area: Longham

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Hampreston and Stapehill All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

HAMPRESTON HAMPRESTON ROAD (North)
SZ 09 NE RINGWOOD ROAD
(West)
12/26
Longham United
Reform Church.(formerly
3.12.74 listed as
Congregational
Chapel)
- II

Church. 1841. Walls of 'white' brickwork in Flemish bond, with yellow
brick rubbed arches, dressings of Portland stone and some stucco. Slate
roof. Five bay rectangular block, each with a thin pilaster and
round-headed window in an arched recess, with moulded caps to pilasters and
impost blocks, stone cills with panel below, above and continuous stone
band; the pilasters have a plain plinth and support a plain deep eaves
band. The south front has a pediment gable, and the pilasters at each side
have an Ionic Order, with stone moulded cornice and architrave band, and a
moulded base. The upper windows are round-headed (the centre wider) and fit
within recessed panels, which also accommodate smaller rectangular lights at
the ground floor (at each side). The central entrance is a Tuscan porch,
with brick pilasters and plain stone columns, resting on three steps; the
doorway has an architrave and coupled doors, each of four panels. Above the
gable rises a slender bell turret, with a square base, octagonal panelled
middle stage (with a clock), an octagonal upper stage recessed behind
columns (of a Doric Order), the top being crowned with a slim octagonal
copper-covered spire. Inside, there is a (south) gallery. RCHM


Listing NGR: SZ0663898561

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