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FORMER UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

List Entry Summary

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

Name: FORMER UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

List entry Number: 1058441

Location

FORMER UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, HIGH STREET

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ashwick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Nov-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266428

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List entry Description

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: ST 63040 47258

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