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United Reformed Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Elvet and Gilesgate, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7783 / 54°46'41"N

Longitude: -1.573 / 1°34'22"W

OS Eastings: 427565

OS Northings: 542683

OS Grid: NZ275426

Mapcode National: GBR KFG5.7W

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.T546

Entry Name: United Reformed Church

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159380

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110105

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE CLAYPATH
NZ 2742 NE (North side)

10/57 United Reformed Church

GV II

Congregational, now United Reformed, Church. 1885-6 by J.T. Gradon. Snecked
sandstone with ashlar plinth and dressings; Welsh slate roof with decorative
red ridge tiles. Aligned north-south. Decorated style. Elaborate hinges to
paired, 2-centred-arched doors on street front in moulded arches with central
pink granite column. Dog-tooth moulding to arches and to quatrefoil window over,
set in shallow gabled panel with fleur-de-lis finial. Large 5-light window above
has head-stopped dripmould. 3 cusped lancets at left of door and one at right.
At extreme right, tower of 4 stages has 2-centred-arched door facing forecourt
and 2-light window facing street in first stage; upper stages have blind arrow
slits and 3 small lancets beneath broaching of octagonal belfry. 2-light louvred
belfry openings under frieze; stone belfry spire with decorated bands on gargoyled base. 6 lancets in north aisle; 7 roundels to clerestory. Piers, walls and gate in front: 2 square piers in front: broached to octagonal domed coping; cast iron lamp-holder finials. Dwarf wall linking baptistry and piers. Gothic-style iron gate at left to passage to rear. Rear has area railings of wrought iron with curved pointed heads.
Interior: painted plaster with boarded dado; crocketed cast iron columns; stone-
corbelled brackets supporting king- and queen-post roof. West gallery now part
of inserted first floor. Crocketed capitals to nave arcades with delicate
spandrels or iron circles. Gothic style wide pulpit at east.


Listing NGR: NZ2756542683

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