UNITED REFORMED CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1102418
Date first listed:
11-Jul-1983
Statutory Address:
UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, WATER LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, WATER LANE

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
East Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Bishop's Stortford
National Grid Reference:
TL 48754 21536

Details

1. WATER LANE (South-West Side)

United Reformed Church TL 4821 NE: 1/89

II

2. 1860 by Poulton and Woodman. Formerly a Congregation Church. Yellow stock brick with Bath stone dressings. Slate roof. Two storeys. Romanesque style with Italianate details. Double apse plan, south front with 2 projecting towers, pierced parapets on top, flanking single storey 3-arched loggia with similar parapet. Rusticated arches on loggia and tower ground floors, the latter with stone plate tracery. Continuous triplets of round-headed lancets on ground and first floors of main block. Interior has segmental roof with plain cast iron beams. Double galleries around 3 sides, lower one on spiralled cast iron columns, upper one on wrought iron brackets and with elaborate cast iron balcony. Large organ and pulpit in centre north side. Imposing building in open area east of North Street. (Pevsner 2nd Ed Rev (1977) 102).

Listing NGR: TL4875421536

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
160981
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Hertfordshire, (1977), 102

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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