United Reformed Church, Over (former Congregational Church, Over), Winsford - Cheshire West and Chester (UA)

Former Congregational church built in 1864-5 to the design of John Douglas. The porch to the east with gallery and organ chamber was added c1900. It has a distinctive appearance, constructed of red brick with ashlar stone dressings and a patterned slate roof. Contains areas of weathered brickwork. Fabric repairs supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund's Grant for Places of Worship scheme are underway and will be completed by October 2018.

United Reformed Church, Over (former Congregational Church, Over), Winsford - Cheshire West and Chester (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: THE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1160821
  • Local Planning Authority: Cheshire West and Chester (UA)
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

  • Building Name: United Reformed Church
  • Street Name: Swanlow Lane
  • Locality: Over
  • Unitary Authority: Cheshire West and Chester (UA)
  • Parish: Winsford
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Eddisbury
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: B
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II

Contact Details

Peter Barlow 0161 242 1428

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England