FORMER UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1058441
Date first listed:
18-Nov-1975
Statutory Address:
FORMER UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, HIGH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Ashwick
National Grid Reference:
ST 63040 47258

Details

ST6347 ASHWICK CP HIGH STREET (South side) 5/36 Former United Reformed Church

18.11.75

GV II

Church. 1873 for John Spencer of Oakhill Brewery. Rough faced sandstone rubble, dressed quoins, slate roofs, crested ridges. Free geometric style, cruciform with angled transept ends and apsed "chancel"; belfry porch linked to North aisle; 3-bay aisled and clerestoried nave. Plate tracery, West window having 2-pairs of cusped lancets and foliated occuli, arcaded 5-light window in ovolo dado below. Doorway in c1300 style of 2-orders. Tower in 2-stages above with 2-pairs of ringing chamber lights, elaborate roof in 2-stages, separate clock storey, upper leaded spirlet with squat corner pinnacles. Principle feature of the interior is the galleried first floor of the chancel with vestry below. Formerly Oakhill Congregational church, and nicknamed the "Little Cathedral".

Listing NGR: ST6304047258

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
266428
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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