Unitarian Chapel, Friars Street, Ipswich - Ipswich

Meeting House 1699 for congregation of Dissenters founded in1672. Much original work and original interior fittings intact. Square plan with plastered walls and galleries. Mid C20 external render has created conditions for decay of original timber panelling, fittings and joinery. Roofs in deteriorating condition. Repair work has started on site with Historic England grant support to help re-tile roofs, stabilise timber framing, repair and conserve the windows and renewal of render, A Minor Repair Grant from the Taylor Review Pilot was received in 2019 to replace the central valley gutter.

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    UNITARIAN CHAPEL
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number:
    1037739
    Local Planning Authority:
    Ipswich
    Site Type:
    Religious ritual and funerary > Chapel

Location

    Building Name:
    Unitarian Chapel
    Street Name:
    Friars Street
    Locality:
    Ipswich
    County:
    Suffolk
    District / Borough:
    Ipswich
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Ipswich
    Region:
    East of England

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 I, CA

Contact Details

Trudi Hughes 01223 582739